Outlaws snap losing streak, enter final week of regular season

April 4, 2005 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Kansas City Outlaws News Release

The Kansas City Outlaws broke out of their seven game winless streak with a victory over the Missouri River Otters last Saturday. The Outlaws began the week with a difficult 4-3 home loss to Kalamazoo on Wednesday. Quad City came to town on Friday and handed the Outlaws a 5-2 loss. On Saturday, Kansas City used three-second period goals to defeat the Missouri River Otters 5-1. The following afternoon, the River Otters returned the favor as they held on for a 4-3 victory against the Outlaws. For the season, the Outlaws are 27-43-7, 61 points, fifth place in the UHL Western Division. Kansas City will play its final three games of the 2004-2005 season this week. On Wednesday and Sunday, the Outlaws are home against Fort Wayne. The Outlaws travel to Port Huron on Friday for their final road game of the season.

OUTLAWS BRING BACK FORMER BLADE JEFF MADILL

Prior to the Outlaws game last Friday night, Kansas City signed former Kansas City Blades star Jeff “Mad Dog” Madill to a 14 day PTO. Madill last played during the 1996-97 season with the Phoenix Roadrunners and the Blades. Madill was held scoreless in his Outlaws debut but did manage to tie a team record for most penalty minutes by an individual in a game (21).

TRANSACTIONS:

- Defenseman Jami Yoder activated from injured reserve March 28

- Forward Nick Warriner signed 14 day ATO April 1

LAST WEEK’S SHOWDOWNS:

- Wednesday March 30 vs. Kalamazoo LOSS 3-4

- Friday April 1 vs. Quad City LOSS 2-5

- Saturday April 2 vs. Missouri WIN 5-1

- Sunday April 3 @ Missouri LOSS 3-4

WANTED TEAMS ON THE HORIZON:

- Wednesday April 6 vs. Fort Wayne (Fort Wayne leads season series 4-2-1)

- Friday April 8 @ Port Huron (Season series tied at 2-2-0)

- Sunday April 10 vs. Fort Wayne

THE BEST FAMILY DEAL EVER

The Outlaws and Back Yard Burgers are offering the Best Family Deal Ever promotion for the Outlaws last home game of the season. For as little as $13.95, a fan will receive a ticket to an Outlaws game, a Back Yard Burgers Combo Meal, and a free Outlaws souvenir puck. The deal is available for the Outlaws game on Sunday April 10.

OUTLAWS MEASURE THEIR FANS AS BEST IN THE UHL

The Outlaws are pleased to announce their newest ticket promotion, Shorter Than a Stick. For the Outlaws home game on April 6th against Fort Wayne, fans that are shorter than a hockey stick (approx. 5 feet) will receive a free game ticket. Fans wishing to take advantage of this promotion must go to the Kemper Arena Box Office on the day of the game and to get “measured” against a hockey stick. Every fan that is shorter than the stick will receive one free ticket to that night’s game.

OUTLAWS TO THANK FANS THIS SUNDAY

The Outlaws want to give a special thank you to all of their fans for their support during the 2004-2005 season. At the Outlaws home finale on Sunday, the first 1500 fans through the door will receive either a Jesse James bobble head doll or an Abe Lincoln bobble head doll. The first 2000 fans will also receive a water bottle compliments Providence Medical Center, the official healthcare provider of the Kansas City Outlaws.

SEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Season tickets for the Outlaws 2005 – 2006 are on sale now. Half season ticket packages begin at $200 and full season tickets begin at $400. Additional season ticket information can be found on the Outlaws website www.kansascityoutlaws.com or by calling the Outlaws office at 816-268-1600.

MOLSON CANADIAN CORNER OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The Outlaws newest in game promotion, the Molson Canadian Corner, is now open to the public. Fans are able to see each

and every Outlaws game from ice level, with only a sheet of glass separating them from the fierce on ice action. While in the

Molson Canadian Corner, fans can enjoy food and their favorite ice-cold beverages. The Molson Canadian Corner is located in

the north end of Kemper Arena and can be accessed by Sections 115 & 116. The Molson Canadian Corner is the COOLEST place to watch Outlaws hockey.

On the Air and ON the WEB – www.kansascityoutlaws.com

All games are available on air at 1340 KCKN or through live audio and video web cast at www.kansascityoutlaws.com.

Tickets still available for remaining home games:

Season tickets for the Outlaws, ranging from $10 to $13.50 per game, are on sale now at (816) 268-1600. For group information call the Outlaws office at (816) 268-1600. Single game tickets at $10, $15, and $18 are ON SALE NOW at the Kemper Arena Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone at 816-931-3330 (tickets increase by $2 on day of game).

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