Kearney, NE. – The Tri-City Storm return to the Viaero Center in Kearney this weekend for back to back home games against the Muskegon Lumberjacks. Friday’s home game is the team’s annual “Pack It In Purple Game” presented by the United Way. Saturday’s home game is “Dog Night” with proceeds from the event benefiting the Kearney Area Animal Shelter. Tickets to both home games can be purchased by calling the Viaero Center Box Office at 308-338-8144 or by visiting www.StormHockey.com Puck drop for each game is scheduled for 7:05pm.
Friday, March 6th (Pack It In Purple)
Friday’s game will feature throwback jerseys that will pay tribute to Tri-City’s inaugural season. The Storm’s $5 Kids Friday ticket promotion will also be in effect. Following the game, a jersey auction will be held on the Viaero Center concourse to auction off the game-worn jerseys. Proceeds from the post-game auction will benefit the United Way. Drink specials will be available throughout the weekend and will include $1 Soda Pop Cans, $2 Busch Light Cans (12oz, while supplies last), and $3 Bud Light Cans (16oz). Additionally, limited edition “Pack It In Purple” t-shirts will be available in the Storm Store.
Saturday, March 7th (Dog Night)
Saturday’s game is a new event on the Storm’s promotional calendar this year, “Dog Night” where fans are encouraged to bring their dogs with them to help cheer on the Storm! All dogs visiting the Viaero Center for Saturday’s game must be on a leash at all times. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Kearney Area Animal Shelter. Like Friday, drink specials will be featured throughout the night. $1 Soda Pop Cans, $2 Busch Light Cans (12oz, while supplies last), and $3 Bud Light Cans (16oz) will be available for purchase. Following Saturday’s game, fans will get the opportunity to meet their favorite Storm player as the Viaero Center will host a post-game skate with the team.
Weekend Matchup (Lumberjacks vs. Storm)
The Storm will play host to the Eastern Conference’s Muskegon Lumberjacks in both games this weekend at the Viaero Center. This weekend series will be the only two meetings between the teams in the regular season. Tri-City is riding momentum into the weekend after a 5-2 road win over the Lincoln Stars on Saturday, and after collecting points in the standings in five of its last six games. Both games will begin promptly at 7:05pm each night.