CYCLONES TO PLAY PAIR OF PRESEASON GAMES IN WHEELING

CYCLONES TO PLAY PAIR OF PRESEASON GAMES IN WHEELING

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

CYCLONES TO PLAY PAIR OF PRESEASON GAMES IN WHEELING

Early October Series to Serve as Tune-Up to 2017-18 Season

 

Cincinnati, OH- The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud ECHL affiliate of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Rochester Americans and the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Buffalo Sabres, have announced a pair of preseason games against the Wheeling Nailers on Friday, October 6 at 7:05pm and Sunday October 8, at 5:05pm. Due to arena maintenance and ice installation at U.S. Bank Arena, both of this year’s preseason games will be played in Wheeling.

This is the fourth year in a row and seventh time in the last eight preseasons that the Cyclones and Nailers will meet, with Cincinnati holding an 8-4-0 edge in the previous 12 meetings. The Cyclones took both meetings last preseason, winning by a combined score of 7-1.

The Cyclones and Nailers met four times last season, with Cincinnati taking the season series, 3-1-0-0. The two sides will meet six times in 2017-18, including twice in Cincinnati’s first six games of the year.

The march towards 2017 First Face-Off is ON! The Cincinnati Cyclones return to U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday, October 14, when they take on the Kalamazoo Wings. In the meantime, we invite you to stay tuned in the coming weeks for information on tickets and promotions for the 2017-18 season, great offseason events like Concrete Clones, player signings, and MORE! Call (513) 421-PUCK for information regarding Cyclones Season and Group Tickets, and you can also get the latest team updates on Facebook, Twitter (@CincyCyclones), and Instagram, along with our website, www.cycloneshockey.com

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