Sunday, April 10, 2011
The Portland Pirates shootout win over the Albany Devils combined with a Connecticut Whale 4-3 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers tonight means the Pirates will face the Whale in the opening round of the 2011 Calder Cup Playoffs beginning with Game 1 to be played Thursday, April 14th at 7 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
Game 2 of the best-of-seven series will be played Saturday, April 16th at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center with the series shifting to Connecticut for Games 3 and 4. The complete opening round playoff schedule will be announced upon the conclusion of regular season play tomorrow night.
Tickets for the first round of Portland Pirates Playoff Hockey MISSION: 16W, powered by Time Warner Cable will go on sale tomorrow (Sunday) at noon at the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office, by calling 207-775-3458, visiting the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office or on-line at ticketmaster.com.
The Pirates will be back in action at the Civic Center tomorrow in the regular season finale when the Springfield Falcons come to town for a 4 p.m. faceoff. The first 2,500 through the gate will receive a free Pirates T-shirt courtesy of Five County Credit Union. The Shirts Off Their Backs promotion will come to a conclusion on Sunday, as a select number of lucky fans will win a player’s jersey right off their back at the end of the game. In addition, players will be recognized at the end of the game in the Creative Awards Team Awards Ceremony. Fans can also take advantage of the final Sunday Family Five Pack game where they can purchase five Main Deck Tickets, five Daily Scrolls, and five Chuck-a-Pies for only $60 (valued at $100 if purchased individually).
Tickets for the game, as well as each of the remaining Pirates home games, are on sale now by calling 207-775-3458, visiting the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office or on-line at ticketmaster.com.