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Road trip send off at Windy City Grille

December 18, 2006 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Mississippi RiverKings News Release

SOUTHAVEN --- The first place Memphis RiverKings will be making a little pit-stop at the Windy City Grille in Como, MS on Thursday afternoon as they hit the road for Bossier-Shreveport and the game with the Mudbugs Friday night. Fans are invited to come and help send the RiverKings on their way as they embark on a stretch of seven straight road games.

The team is expected to arrive at the Windy City Grille at approximately 12:45. The players and traveling staff will eat lunch there, be available to sign autographs and mingle with fans.

The RiverKings started the season by playing 17 of their first 23 games at home, but beginning Friday, the schedule begins to even out. Following Friday night's game in Bossier City, the second ranked RiverKings play at Wichita on Saturday, back at Bossier-Shreveport on Tuesday, December 26, at Youngstown on December 29 and 30, and then at Oklahoma City and Tulsa on January 5 and 6, respectively.

The Windy City Grille is located in downtown Como, MS. They are known for their signature pizzas, great pasta and fantastic burgers and sandwiches. Come have a great lunch and wish your RiverKings luck in the upcoming road games.

Prior to hitting the road on Thursday, the RiverKings play host the third ranked Oklahoma City Blazers tomorrow night (Tuesday) at the DCC at 7:05.

RIVERKINGS ROAD TRIP SEND-OFF

Thursday, December 21

12:45pm

Windy City Grille

217 Main St

Como, MS 38619

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UPCOMING PROMOTIONS: Tuesday, December 19 --- WMC TV Channel 5 CheerStix to first 1,500 fans; Sunday, January 7 --- Post Game Skate with Players; Tuesday, January 9 --- WMC TV Channel 5 CheerStix to first 1,500 fans; Friday, January 12 --- Darrell Stoddard Mini Bobbleheads to the first 1,500 fans; Post Game Skate

RiverKings tickets make great Christmas gifts. Flex Plan packages start at only $88 for 8 Red Level Coupons that can be used for any home game. Ticket Gift Certificates are also available.

Call 662-342-1755 for more information.

Don't miss the next Kevin McClelland Show on Tuesday, January 2 LIVE from Beef O' Brady's in Southaven from 6-7 on Sports 56 WHBQ.

RiverKings Single-Game Tickets for all 2006-2007 home games are on sale now at the DeSoto Civic Center box office and at all TicketMaster locations.

After every RiverKings home game, the party heads to the new Buffalo Wild Wings on Airways in Southaven, the official Post Game Hang-Out of the RiverKings.

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