08/08/2014 10:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 7, 2014
Portland, ME – Today, the Portland Pirates and Manchester Monarchs jointly announced that they will play a preseason home and home series on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5. The Pirates will host the first tilt at the newly renovated Cross Insurance Arena on October 4 at 7 p.m. The next day, the action shifts down to the Sullivan Arena at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, with puck drop at 3 p.m.
The pre-season games give both teams a chance to exhibit their talents before opening night. In last year’s preseason play, the Monarchs bested the Pirates in two games. It is also a preview of the 2014-2015 VIP Cup Series presented by VIP Tires and Service. Portland won the inaugural VIP Cup series against Manchester in 2012-2013, with Manchester grabbing the crown this past season.
Information on how to purchase tickets for these games will be available at a later date.
The Portland Pirates are returning to the Cross Insurance Arena in 2014-15! Opening night is Saturday, October 11! Ticket packages include Full-Season, Half-Season, the Weekend Pack, the Rivalry Pack, and the Six-Pack Pick ‘Em, and all are on sale now. For more information on tickets packages, or to purchase, call 207-PIRATES or go online to portlandpirates.com.
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207-PIRATES ext. 506