Monday, March 24, 2008

Waiting Game / Alex 08 Update

Today will be a day of waiting for both teams for a couple reasons...

Waiting to get game three underway as the teams begin a stretch of potentially playing four games in five nights, and waiting to see what the WHL will decide to do on a pair of hits from the first two games of this series.

Sadly, it's taken over the talk around the best-of-seven. Brett Leffler and Jordan Eberle will learn their fate sometime later today more than likely.

The Broncos will also get a status update on injured defenseman Michael Wilson and Jesse Dudas. It's not something they will be sharing though. It's the playoffs and a whole new set of rules takes over in that regard.

If any word is heard out of the league office I'll post it.


On a lighter note, the Broncos playoff cat dubbed "Alex 08" will have a home at the end of the playoff run.... it's original one.

What a good news story this has turned out to be. The Broncos took in this cat which was hanging around the construction zone of the I-plex. They fed it, took care of it and gave it a name. Their plan was to give it to a willing family after the playoffs.

Turns out, the cat is that of our radio stations General Manager. Her cat went missing late last year and made it's way to the I-plex.

Our G.M. went down to the Broncos dressing room and identified it yesterday.

She has graciously allowed the Broncos to keep "Sasha" until the end of the playoffs.


Press Release:

Pizza Hut Fan Bus Heads To Regina for Game 5

The Swift Current Broncos announced today that the team will be offering a Pizza Hut Playoff Fan Bus to Regina on Friday, March 28th for Game #5 of the first round match-up between the Broncos and Pats.

The bus is available for a cost of $50 and will once again include transportation to and from Regina, a ticket to the game, and pizza courtesy of Pizza Hut. The bus will depart at 3:45 pm on Friday afternoon and will arrive back in Swift Current at approximately 12:00 am barring Game #5 being extended into overtime.

To sign up for the bus contact the Broncos Ticket Office at 773-1509 or stop by the Broncos Store at the Credit Union i-plex. The signup sheet will also be available at the Broncos Store during games 3 and 4 on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

Press Release:

The Swift Current Broncos have announced there are still tickets available for games 3 and 4 of the Broncos 1st round WHL playoff series versus the Regina Pats. The Broncos will host the two games on Tuesday, March 25th and Wednesday, March 26th after they split games 1 and 2 with the Pats in Regina this past weekend.

Season ticket holders have until today at 5:00 pm to claim their tickets for Tuesday and Wednesday. Unclaimed season tickets will go on sale to the general public tomorrow morning at 9:00 am.

Walkup ticket prices for the 1st round of the 2008 WHL Playoffs are:

Adults - $19
Students - $11
Children 12 and under - $9

To purchase your tickets please stop by the Broncos Store or call the Ticket Office at 773-1509.


Zoo said...

Hey brudy, I always forget about the gold that is these blogs. I loved the Alex 08 story, that is funny as hell. D sent me the link. What a warm hearted thing. If this ever happend in Moose Jaw, you know that the players would eat the cat or something to that effect.

Anonymous said...

Probably over at the National Cafe.