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Mudbugs To Celebrate Mardi Gras, Face IceRays Tomorrow

February 13, 2010 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs News Release

BOSSIER CITY, LA - Come out to the CenturyTel Center tomorrow afternoon to spend your Valentine's Day and celebrate Mardi Gras with the Mudbugs! An early 4:05 pm opening faceoff means you can bring the whole family as the 'Bugs take on the Corpus Christi IceRays, presented by Martin, Martin, Randall & Associates.

The Mudbugs' Mardi Gras celebration will feature specially-themed events throughout the game, including thousands of beads being tossed into the crowd. The team will also wear specialty Mardi-Gras themed jerseys which will be auctioned off to the fans in a special online auction to take place over the next week.

Sunday's game will finish out a weekend home-and-home series between the Mudbugs and IceRays, who will first face one another at 7:45 pm tonight in Corpus Christi. The 'Bugs are 2-0 against the IceRays this season heading into tonight's matchup, winning 4-3 on opening weekend and then 3-2 in overtime on New Year's Day. Sunday will mark Corpus Christi's first appearance at the CenturyTel Center this season.

Bossier-Shreveport has won back-to-back road games this week to hold a four-point lead over Mississippi for third place in the Northern Conference entering tonight. Sunday's matchup with the IceRays starts a three-game homestand for the 'Bugs, who will face Tulsa and Wichita during "Pink in the Rink" weekend on Friday and Saturday.

Mudbugs mini-plans and group ticket packages are available now, so call (318) 752-BUGS or stop by the team office inside CenturyTel Center for more information.

Individual tickets to all Mudbugs home games are available at the CenturyTel Center main box office, through Ticketmaster at (318) 741-9700 or online at

Season and group tickets are on sale by calling 318-752-BUGS (2847) or by visiting our website at

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