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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL Team Lose to Alaska Aces

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks recently lost the second game of their 2015-16 ECHL season in Anchorage, AK against the Alaska Aces.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/16/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks were defeated in the second game of the 2015-16 season as they played a second game against the Alaska Aces in Anchorage, AK. The games was the second of two back to back exhibition games held at the Sullivan Arena, the home ice of the Aces.

The Mavericks scored in the first period thanks to defenseman Trevor Ludwig who was also on the starting lineup for the game. The starting line up also included: Colin Markison, David de Kastrozza, Josh Holmstrom, and C. J. Ludwig. Goalie Josh Robinson allowed no goals from the Aces during his time on the ice in the first period of the game.

More than 1,400 fans were in attendance for the Mavericks second game of the season. The Missouri Mavericks will return home after their 12 day road trip to play their first home game of the season at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena on October 24th. The first home game of the 2015-16 Mavericks season will be played against the team's local rivals the Wichita Thunder.

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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).