Monarchs To Face Falcons In Calder Cup Quarterfinals
MANCHESTER, NH Ė The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, will face-off against the Springfield Falcons for the 2013 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Monarchs President Darren Abbott announced today. The post-season will begin on Saturday, April 27 when the Monarchs travel to the MassMutual Center for game one of the best-of-five series. The puck will drop at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets for the first three rounds (up to 11 games) of the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs for the Monarchs will go on sale on Monday, April 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Verizon Wireless Arena Box Office and online at www.manchestermonarchs.com. The Monarchs 3-1 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday, April 20 clinched them the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. This is the Monarchs 11th playoff appearance in their 12-year history. It came down to the final game of the regular season to determine the Monarchs first round opponent as the Falcons held on to second place as the Syracuse Crunch fell to the Binghamton Senators, 5-1, on Sunday to remain in third place.
The playoffs feature the top eight teams in each of the AHLís two conferences and the conference quarterfinals are best-of-five game series.
Round 1 Dates And Times
Game 1 - Saturday, April 27 @ Springfield, 7:00 p.m.
Game 2 - Sunday, April 28 @ Springfield, 4:00 p.m.
Game 3 - Thursday, May 2 @ Manchester, 7:00 p.m.
Game 4 - Saturday, May 4 @ Manchester, 7:00 p.m. (if necessary)
Game 5 - Sunday, May 5 @ Springfield, 4:00 p.m. (if necessary)
Along with the box office and the Monarchs website, tickets for the first round will also be available by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or by visiting Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com starting on April 22.
Individual playoff ticket prices for the first round of the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs will range from $16-$33. For group and birthday party pricing during the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs, contact the Monarchs Front Office at (603) 626-7825.
Fans can take part in the Pay As We Play program and receive their tickets at a discounted rate for each home game with no payment up front. The Monarchs will only charge a fanís credit card prior to each round of the Monarchs playoff run. Fans pay only when the Monarchs play!
Monarchs Country can also take advantage of a discounted ticket price with the Monarchs Playoff Flex Pack which includes 10 vouchers that can be redeemed in any quantity for any Monarchs home playoff game during the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs. Unused vouchers can be turned back into the Monarchs office following the playoffs for credit toward a ticket package for the 2013-14 season. For more information, call the Monarchs Front Office at (603) 626-7825.
The Monarchs travel to the MassMutual Center to battle the Falcons in game one of the 2013 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Catch all of the play-by-play action of Monarchs hockey with Ken Cail on the Monarchs Radio Network WGIR 610 AM, 107.7 WTPL The Pulse, www.wgiram.com and at www.manchestermonarchs.com, presented by Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.