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Written by Brian Lavelle   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 09:57

Food Drive, $1 Dogs/$1 Beer When Mallards Meet Denver Friday

Military Appreciation Night Saturday

MOLINE, Ill. (November 6, 2013) –The Quad City Mallards will hold a food drive to benefit Christian Care Domestic Violence Shelter and Rescue Mission, welcome fans to another  $1 Dog/$1 Beer Friday presented by 97X and host Military Appreciation Night this weekend when the Mallards play a pair of games against the Denver Cutthroats at the iWireless Center.

The Mallards will meet the Cutthroats at 7:05 p.m. on Friday night and on Saturday night.  Fans who donate canned food items at the iWireless Center will receive coupons good $1 off the price of a walk-up ticket to Friday’s game for each item donated (up to a maximum of $3 off per ticket).  Canned food items will be donated to Christian Care Domestic Violence Shelter and Rescue Mission in Rock Island.  Christian Care was founded in 1916 to serve the least, the last, and the lost.  It has continued to serve the community for 96 years and currently operate two facilities—a domestic violence shelter for abused women and children and a rescue mission for homeless men.

Friday is the season’s second $1 Dog/$1 Beer Night presented by 97X.  $1 hot dogs and $1 beers will be available at iWireless Center concession stands during each of the Mallards’ 11 Friday night home games this season.  Friday’s first intermission entertainment, will, courtesy of 97X, follow the hot dog-themed spirit of the evening.

The Mallards have also partnered with Metro, which provides earlier service on the Route 59 between Augustana College and downtown Moline during Friday home games this season.  The Route 59 will make one trip from campus to downtown Moline prior to the game (arriving at 5th Avenue and 15th Street at 6:30 p.m.) and will resume service from downtown to campus every 30 minutes from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.  Regular Metro fares are just $1 one-way or $2 round-trip.  As part of Metro’s unlimited ride program, Augustana riders can use their Augustana ID as their fare.  Visit www.gogreenmetro.com or www.facebook.com/53and59 for more information.

The Mallards will recognize those who have served in the armed forces with Military Appreciation Night this Saturday when the team plays its last home game before Veterans’ Day.  All current and former members of the military and their families can purchase tickets to that game for just $5.

The Mallards would like to thank the numerous local businesses and season ticket holders who have already purchased Military Night tickets that have been donated to current and former military personnel and their families.

Tickets for this weekend’s games and all other Mallards regular season home games can be purchased at the iWireless Center ticket office, Ticketmaster outlets, through ticketmaster.com or through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000.  The ticket office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on game days from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the second period.

About the Quad City Mallards
A proud affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League’s Iowa Wild, the Quad City Mallards in the midst of their seventeenth season and their fourth in the Central Hockey League.  One of the winningest teams in all of minor league hockey, the Mallards competed in the United Hockey League from 1995 through 2007 and in the International Hockey League in 2009-10.  The Mallards’ proud history has seen them capture the UHL’s Colonial Cup Championship three times (1997, 1998, 2001) and secure that league’s Tarry Cup four times (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002) for the best overall regular season record.  In 2001, the Mallards made professional hockey history, recording their sixth consecutive season with 50 or more wins, a feat that has yet to be matched.  The i wireless Center provides a unique environment for hockey and features one-of-a-kind seating areas such as the Nest for groups and functions and the exclusive Drake Club.  For more information on the Quad City Mallards or for Mallards tickets go to www.myqcmallards.com.  Fans can also follow the Mallards via Twitter at twitter.com/myqcmallards and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/quadcitymallards

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