Worcester Sharks Announce 2013-14 Promotional Schedule

Worcester Sharks Announce 2013-14 Promotional Schedule
Four bobblehead nights highlight promotional schedule
 
 
Worcester, MA – The Worcester Sharks (@WorcesterSharks), proud American Hockey League affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) have announced the team's 2013-14 promotional schedule as the Sharks begin their eighth season of hockey at the newly renovated DCU Center in Worcester. Eleven giveaway nights including four bobbleheads, five high school hockey double headers, numerous returning fan favorite theme nights, and celebrity appearances highlight an action packed promotional schedule!
  
The Sharks enter their eighth AHL season by hosting an Opening Night Fan Fest beginning at 5:30pm at the newly renovated DCU Center on Saturday, October 19, against Wilkes-Barre Scranton at 7:00 p.m. with the first 3,000 fans receiving a free magnet schedule.
 
Four separate bobblehead nights are featured on the promotional schedule. The first 3,000 fans will receive a Jimmy Bonneau bobblefist presented by Enterprise Cleaning on December 7, followed by mystery bobbleheads on January 25, March 8, and April 5.
 
In the first of two planned specialty jerseys nights, the Sharks will partner with the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts for a second straight season and wear a specialty jersey on November 9 followed by the 3rd annual “Pink in the Rink” Night presented by Pepsi to benefit the Cup Crusaders and wear a special pink jersey and skate on pink ice on February 1. 
 
Back by popular demand, meet Boston Garden legend Rene Rancourt after he sings the national anthem on January 12. A special celebrity appearance will occur on March 16th presented by Sports Authority. Past celebrities have included Rob Gronkowski, Big Baby Glen Davis, and Shawn Thornton!
 
The Sharks will host five high school double headers this season as Shrewsbury will battle Algonquin on January 11, Hudson will skate against Marlborough on January 25, Auburn and Wachusett will take the ice on January 26, Northbridge will tangle with Worcester on January 29, and St. John’s will play St. Peter Marian on February 1. In addition, the 4th annual MSHCA High School All Star Classic presented by Shriner’s will take place on March 22. One ticket will allow you admission to both the high school and Sharks game.
  
Skate with the entire Sharks hockey team during the annual Hat & Mittens Holiday Skate presented by Price Chopper on November 10 and enjoy a postgame autograph session on March 9 on Team Poster Night!
 
The annual costume parade and trick-or-treat on the DCU Center concourse will take place on November 2 with a player poster schedule giveaway. Make sure to ring in the New Year early on December 27 with a post game fireworks display!
  
The Teddy Bear Toss presented by Bay State Savings Bank returns for a fourth season on November 23.  Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals to throw on the ice in support of local charities.
 
Celebrate Friday the 13th with a Sharks goalie mask giveaway on December 13! This season will mark the fourth edition of two movie poster giveaways presented by WTAG. Sharks players will “star” in movie posters to be given out on January 11 and March 2.
 
Bring your dog on April 6 as the Sharks host their 3nd annual Pucks & Paws Night!
 
For the third consecutive season, the Sharks are rolling out $2-$2-$2 Fridays. During every Friday night game at the DCU Center, fans may purchase hot dogs, sodas, and popcorn for only $2 each.
 
Kid’s tickets are just $5 for Sunday afternoon games with the purchase of one adult ticket as part of $5 Kid’s Sundays. New this season, enter the Kids Zone starting an hour before puck drop which includes free face painting, the SharkHead Shootout, games, prizes, FINZ and more! In addition, the Sharks have a special giveaway planned for children 12-years old and younger as the first 500 kids will receive a Sharks hat on December 26.
 
The family fun pack will include all weekend date games (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and includes four tickets, four hot dogs, and four sodas, starting at just $79.
 
The return of fan favorite Saturday Night Signings presented by BayState Savings Bank will include special appearances throughout the season by sports celebrities. Worcester Sharks players will sign autographs during the 2nd intermission during all Saturday home games.
 
As always, the Sharks will host a “Fan Appreciation Night” during the end of the regular season which includes the annual “Parade of Champions” and several promotions and giveaways on April 19 vs. the Providence Bruins.
 
Additional promotions will be added at a later date. For the most up to date promotional schedule, please visit click HERE
 
Opening night at the renovated DCU Center is Saturday, Oct. 19! 2013-14 Flex ticket packages are on sale now! Score your 40 or 12 ticket flex package by contacting the Sharks front office at 508-929-0500. You decide how many tickets and how many games YOU want to attend while saving $$$ off box office pricing! It is that EASY!
 
Bring a group to sing the national anthem, book a fundraising event, host a birthday party, or have a blast in the high fin tunnel…. secure your personalized Sharks experience today!
 
Contact Worcester Sharks account executives Kristyn Galante, Erin Croce, Sean West, Amanda Perkins, Peter Kelly, and Andrew Nawn as they are taking deposits for the Sharks 8th season in Worcester! Jump in today and save up to 40% off box office prices! Some of the exclusive benefits for full season ticket holders will include:
 
·          Guaranteed same seat for all 38 home dates and playoff home games at the DCU Center
·          Priority access to purchase tickets to other DCU Center events (subject to availability)
·          Seven FREE friends and family vouchers
·          Exclusive events with Sharks players
·          Merchandise discounts and much, much, more!
 
Season ticket packages and group tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale now by contacting the Worcester Sharks Office at 508.929.0500 or by crashing the net at www.SharksAHL.com.
 
Socialize with the Worcester Sharks all year long! Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorcesterSharks, follow us on Twitter @WorcesterSharks, and download the Worcester Sharks App for free on your Droid or iPhone today!
 
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