The Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) are pleased to announce that forward Sam Saliba has committed to Michigan State University of the Big Ten Hockey Conference. The Spartans are coached by Tom Anastos who enters his 5th season behind the bench.
Saliba came to the Gamblers last season via trade from the Sioux City Musketeers. In total, the Lake Forest, IL native tallied 33 points (16 goals, 17 assists) in 60 games. He spent the last 23 games with the Gamblers registering 18 points (8 goals, 10 assists).
The Gamblers will kick off the regular season September 26th at the Resch Center versus the Bloomington Thunder. Face-off is scheduled for 7:05pm. Single game tickets will go on-sale Monday, September 1st at 11am. For more information call the Resch Center Box Office at 494-3401 or visit gamblershockey.com.
Green Bay, WI (8/6/15) – The Green Bay Gamblers today released their 2015-2016 promotional schedule. The team’s 22nd year in Northeast Wisconsin kicks off on Saturday, September 26 as they host the Bloomington Thunder at the Resch Center. The team’s marquee promotion, the 17th Annual Teddy Bear Toss is set for Saturday, February 27. New promotions include Minions appearance on opening night and Super Heroes/Princess appearance on December 29. The Resch Center will also feature a new scoreboard and auxiliary boards.
The Gamblers will be raising funds for the local Disabled American Veterans through their Military Night on Saturday, November 14. Military themed jerseys and helmets will be auctioned off after the game. The Gamblers will also be collecting funds for Sting Cancer (10/24), area youth hockey (10/3 & 10/10), March of Dimes (2/20), American Heart Association (3/19) and Autism (4/2). Bring your gloves and mittens on Saturday, December 19, as it’s the team’s 7th annual Mitten Toss.
Other popular promotions include Festival Foods Family Night, Bud Night, Wiener Dog Race, School is Cool, just to name a few. Dates for Skate with the Gamblers include 10/17, 12/29, 2/6, 3/5 and 4/3. Post-game jersey auction dates are 11/14 (military), 2/27 (gold) and 4/3 (black).
Single-game tickets go on sale at the Resch Center box beginning Monday, August 31. Box office hours at the Resch Center are 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday and beginning at 11:00 AM on Saturday when there is a Gambler home game. Gambler tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day by going to www.ticketstaronline.com Box office phone number is 1-800-895-0071.
The Gamblers also offer 30, 20 and 10 game flex packs. For information on flex packs contact Cindy at 920-676-8883/ firstname.lastname@example.org Groups of 15 or more receive a $2 per ticket discount. For group information or to book a game contact Greg at email@example.com The Gamblers offer beverage inclusive seating – Bud Light Party Pit, Dog Pound, Diamond Club, and Backstage 212. Contact Cindy at 676-8883 for additional information. For luxury suites contact Kelly at 405-1114.
The complete Gamblers promotional schedule is as follows:
Saturday, September 26 – Bloomington
Home Opener Presented by Aurora BayCare/Minions Presented by North Shore Bank/Lamers Magnet Schedule Giveaway/Full Team Autographs
Saturday, October 3 – Dubuque
Bud Night/GBAYHA Night
Saturday, October 10 – Waterloo
Appleton Youth Hockey Night
Saturday, October 17 – Youngstown
Scout Day Presented by Fox Valley Animal Referral Center/Skate with the Gamblers
Saturday, October 24 – Chicago
Sting Cancer/Festival Foods Family Night
Saturday, November 14 – Bloomington
Military Night Presented by Fox Valley Animal Referral Center/Festival Foods Family Night/Jersey & Helmet Auction – Military/Full team Autographs
Tuesday, November 17 – Madison
Wednesday, November 25 – Dubuque
Friday, December 11 – Madison
Coors Light Night
Friday, December 18 – Chicago
Saturday, December 19 – Madison
7th Annual Mitten Toss Presented by Fox Communities Credit Union/Festival Foods Family Night
Monday, December 28 – Tri City
$8 Kids tickets (14 and under)
Tuesday, December 29 – Tri City
Super Heroes/Princess Appearance/Skate with the Gamblers/$8 Kids tickets (14 and under)
Thursday, December 31 – Madison 6:05 PM
New Year’s Eve Presented by Miller Lite
Saturday, January 2 – Cedar Rapids
Friday, January 8 – Youngstown
Bud Night/Groom’s Cake Dive
Thursday, January 21 – Sioux Falls
Saturday, January 23 – Sioux Falls
Dash for Cash Presented by North Shore Bank/Festival Foods Family Night
Friday, February 5 – Fargo
Bud Night/Ms. Puck’N Green Bay @ Anduzzi’s on Holmgren Way (10:00 PM)
Saturday, February 6 – Fargo
Wiener Dog Race Presented by Fox Communities Credit Union/Bud Night/Skate with the Gamblers
Friday, February 19 – Des Moines
Saturday, February 20 – Bloomington
80’s Night Presented by Miller Lite/March of Dimes Night
Saturday, February 27 – Chicago
17th Annual Teddy Bear Toss Presented by Community First Credit Union/Jersey Auction – Gold
Friday, March 4 – Muskegon
Saturday, March 5 – Muskegon
Festival Foods Family Nigh/Skate with the Gamblers
Saturday, March 19 – Cedar Rapids
American Heart Association Presented by North Shore Bank/Festival Foods Family Night
Sunday, March 20 – Cedar Rapids 3:05 PM
Friday, April 1 – Team USA
Saturday, April 2 – Team USA
Autism Night Presented by Fox Communities Credit Union/Festival Foods Family Night
Sunday, April 3 – Dubuque 3:05 PM
Dairy Day Presented by Pagel’s Ponderosa/School is Cool/Festival Foods Family Day/Skate with /Jersey Auction – Black/Boys and Girls Club
*All start times are 7:05 PM unless otherwise noted.
*Promo Schedule is subject to change
*Festival Foods Family Night – $2 jumbo dogs, $1 soda and $5 discount on tickets ($17, $15 & $13 sections) for kids 14 and under.
*Bud Night – $2 Bud and Bud Light Drafts
*Coors Light Night – $3 Medium Coors Light Draft
*New Year’s Eve – $3 Medium Miller Lite Draft
*Thirsty Thursday – $2 draft beer
*80’s Night – $3 Medium Miller Lite Draft
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