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Portland Pirates Announce Six Guaranteed Dates

06/24/2013 1:42 PM -
June 24, 2013
Portland Pirates Announce Six Guaranteed Dates
Portland, Maine – The Portland Pirates, AHL Affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, announced today the dates and promotions of their first six games for the 2013-14 regular season. The six dates mark the first six pack of games canned by Baxter Brewing Company as part of the Baxter 12 Pack for games in Lewiston at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée. The 2013-14 Season is presented by Bill Dodge Auto Group.
The Pirates will open their home schedule with Boy Scout Night at the Colisée on Saturday October 12th, 2013, their second straight home opener in Lewiston. The following week, the Pirates will host their 7th annual Pink in the Rink event for breast cancer awareness at the Colisée on Saturday, October 19th, with the Pirates wearing special breast cancer awareness jerseys. The Pirates will then wear one of kind Military Appreciation jerseys as they host Military Appreciation Night on Friday, November 8th at the Colisée as part of Veteran’s Day weekend. Following Military Appreciation Night, the Pirates will host Word of Life on Friday, November 15th and will play at the Colisée on Black Friday, November 29th as well. The Pirates will end 2013 with their 18th  annual New Year’s Eve game on Tuesday, December 31st, which will feature the largest indoor fireworks display in the northeast after the game. Four of the announced games will start at 7 PM with the exception of the November 15th game, which will start at 7:30, and the annual New Year’s Eve game, which will start at 5:30.
“We have six great dates planned to start our 12 game schedule at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée,” said Alex Romanoff, Pirates COO. “With our home opener, the annual Pink in the Rink game, Military Appreciation Night, and our 19th annual New Year’s Eve game, the Colisée will host some truly special nights of Pirates hockey as we start our third decade.”
The complete listing on the six announced Pirates home dates is as follows (all games listed to be played at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée):
·         Saturday, October 12th, 7 PM – Home Opener; Boy Scout Night
·         Saturday, October 19th, 7 PM – Pink in the Rink Night
·         Friday, November 8th, 7 PM – Military Appreciation Night
·         Friday, November 15th, 7:30 PM
·         Friday, November 29th, 7 PM
·         Tuesday, December 31st, 5:30 PM – New Year’s Eve Game
Note: Availability for the November 15th game is limited to Baxter 12 Pack tickets only.
Baxter 12 Pack tickets for all 12 games in Lewiston are available beginning at $144, as are Group Tickets ($12) for the announced six dates. Individual tickets are not on sale. Baxter 12 Packs are available by calling the Androscoggin Bank Colisée box office at (207) 783-2009 ext. 525 or online at thecolisee.com. Baxter 12 tickets, as well as group tickets, are also available by calling the Pirates front office at (207) 828-4665 ext. 350. For more information, visit http://portlandpirates.com/seasontickets/ or click here to download an order form.
Chris Knoblock
Director, Communications and Media Relations
(207) 828-4665 ext. 310

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