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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks Prepare for First Game of the Season

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team the Missouri Mavericks will play the Alaska Aces in their first game of the season October 12.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/12/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks of the ECHL will play the first game of the 2015-16 season at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, AK against the Alaska Aces on October 12. The first game will be an away game for the Mavericks and part of two game exhibition series with the second game played on the following day October 13.

The season opener will be the first ECHL game ever between the Alaska Aces and the Missouri Mavericks. Cruise Planners will be arranging trips for Mavericks fans to travel to Anchorage, AK with the team from Independence, MO with a special Mavericks travel package. For more information on the travel package contact the teams Cruise Planner partner: or call 816-796-9400.

Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Independence, MO box office within the Independence Events Center or online and over the phone.

For more information on purchasing tickets for the first game of the Missouri Mavericks 2015-16 season visit

Season tickets, group tickets, and ticket mini packs for Missouri Mavericks game are still available for purchase as well.

About The Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).