CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi IceRays General Manager Patrick Dunn announced today that the team will hold their third annual “PINK IN THE RINK” night presented by CC Disposal and Radiology and Imaging on Friday, February 11, 2011 when the team hosts the Texas Tornado at the American Bank Center. Puck drop is set for 7:05 PM.
The team will wear special pink uniforms which will be auctioned off following the game. In addition, there will be numerous items fans can bid on during a silent auction at the game. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game, but there will be commemorative pink tee-shirts on sale at the game. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
Individuals and businesses can make donations to the IceRays’ “Seats for Survivors” program as well. For every $10 dollars donated to the program, the IceRays will match the donation by giving a ticket to a cancer survivor to attend the game.
Prior to the game, the firefighters hockey team will take on a team comprised of ex-IceRays, beginning at 5:30 PM. Doors will open at 5:30 PM as well to accommodate those wishing to see the game.
There will be a special PINK IN THE RINK team photo giveaway to the first 1,000 fans.
Now in its third season, the “PINK IN THE RINK” game has successfully generated over $70,000 worth of donations to the American Cancer Society. The team raised $24,000 in the first year before more than doubling that total with $56,000 last season.
Corpus Christi returns home for two games against the Texas Tornado on Thursday February 10th and Friday February 11th. Puck drop is slated for 7:05 PM both nights. Friday night is “PINK IN THE RINK” night as the team wears special pink uniforms to be auctioned off after the game with the proceeds of the night benefiting the American Cancer Society. Fans can catch the pre-game show on the flagship home of the IceRays, News/Talk 1440 KEYS, www.1440KEYS.com, with the voice of the IceRays, Ryan Holt, beginning at 6:50 PM. The game will be available online through the league’s pay-per-view website, www.fasthockey.com. For more information call the Rays’ front office at 361.814.PUCK (7825) or crash the net at www.goicerays.com.
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