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Written by Brian Lavelle   
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 14:59

Do Your Worst for Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest


MOLINE, Ill. (December 17, 2013) – When the Quad City Mallards return to action on home ice this Saturday at 7:05 p.m. against the St. Charles Chill, the first 1,000 fans through the doors of the iWireless Center will receive free Mallards knit caps courtesy of CBS 4 and the Bier Stube  Saturday night will also see the the Mallards join the spirit of the season by holding an ugly holiday sweater contest.

The knit cap giveaway will help Mallards fans combat the winter cold while the ugly sweater contest will no doubt warm the hearts of even the biggest of Grinches. Fans donning their most charmingly hideous holiday sweaters Saturday night will have the chance to win four glass seats to an upcoming game!

Contestants can enter the contest by stopping by the Drake Club to have their sweater judged at any point beginning ten minutes before the game up until seven minutes are left in the first period. The Drake Club is adjacent to section 116. Not only will the winner receive four seats on the glass to the Mallards' home game of their choice, but, in addition, all entrants will receive a $10 ticket voucher good toward the purchase of tickets to any future Mallards home game.

Tickets for Saturday night's game can be purchased at the iWireless Center ticket office, Ticketmaster outlets, through 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.

CBS 4 is committed to delivering the most accurate and comprehensive look at the day's news weekedays from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., at 5:00 p.m. and at 6:00 p.m., Saturday at 6:00 p.m., Sunday at 5:00 p.m. and every night during Ten at 10:00.

The Bier Stube is a German American Bar and Grill “where everyone can get a little German in them.” Conveniently located just blocks from the iWireless Center at 415 15th Street in Moline, the Bier Stube is a perfect place to stop for refreshment on the way to or from a Mallards home game.

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 are 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  Fans can also follow the Mallards via Twitter at and on Facebook at

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