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Written by Jim Kersten   
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 13:46

MOLINE, Ill. (October 1, 2013) – The Quad City Mallards will open their 2013 training camp next Monday, October 7, the Mallards announced today.

The Mallards will begin training camp with double sessions next Monday and Tuesday at the iWireless Center.  The team will hit the ice from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. both days.  Camp will shift to the River’s Edge in Davenport for single practices from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  The Mallards enjoy an off day next Saturday, October 12.

The second week of camp kicks off at the River’s Edge when the Mallards return to the ice on Sunday, October 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Camp returns to the i wireless Center October 14, 15 and 16.  The Mallards will skate at the River’s Edge again on October 17 and 18 before opening the regular season on home ice against the Rapid City Rush on Saturday, October 19 at 7:05 p.m.

All training camp sessions are open to the public free of charge.

Tickets for the season opener and all other Mallards regular season home games are now on sale at Ticketmaster outlets, through, through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000 or at the iWireless Center ticket office.  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.

The 2013-14 season will be the Mallards’ seventeenth- and their fourth in the Central Hockey League.  Season tickets as well as half season tickets and flex packs are still available.  The Mallards offer ticket packages to meet any budget and season ticket holders also receive a host of additional benefits, including a unique season ticket holder Mallards jersey.  More ticket package information is available by calling the Mallards at 309-277-1364 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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 approaching 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.  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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