The Lamar Hunt Jr. owned Missouri Mavericks held a 27 player scrimmage for their annual Black-Orange Intra-Squad Scrimmage at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/12/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks held their annual Black-Orange Intra-Squad Scrimmage last night in the middle of their preseason training camp week. The training camp roster was announced before the game, featuring 27 players from the United States and Canada.
The 27 player roster was split in half, with an Orange Team and Black Team competing against each other. The players competed in four on four hockey and other match-ups including three on three as well as a shootout style competition to finish off the night.
The goalies who played the Black-Orange Intra-Squad Scrimmage included: Josh Robinson, Jason Missiaen, Parker Milner, and Taran Kozun. Milner and Missiaen played for the Black Team and Kozun and Robinson played for Orange Team.
The Black-Orange Intra-Squad Scrimmage was free to attend thanks to sponsorship from IHOP. Non-perishable food and new holiday present donations were accepted at the door for the Community Services League in lieu of admission cost.
For more information on the training camp and upcoming games this October visit http://www.missourimavericks.com.
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).