Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team the Missouri Mavericks lost in 1-3 their third game against the Alaska Aces.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/19/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks played their third game against the Alaska Aces on October 16th at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, AK and lost 1-3. The season opening game was held after two exhibition games against the Aces, the Mavericks won the first game of that series and lost the second.
The single goal scored by the Missouri Mavericks in the October 16th game was scored by player Jesse Root with assists from Tyler Barnes and new team captain Trevor Ludwig. The Mavericks scored a second goal which was reviewed and determined to not be a valid goal. Parker Milner, the Mavericks goalie for the night, allowed three goals from the Aces and the game ended 1-3 Aces win.
Two more away games will be played by the Missouri Mavericks against the Alaska Aces while they continue their two week long road trip in Alaska. The Mavericks again face the Aces on Saturday October 17th at 10:15 PM and Sunday October 18th at 6:05 PM.
The first home game of the 2015-16 season will be held against the Wichita Thunder on Saturday October 24th at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, the newly named home ice of the Mavericks.
For more information on tickets and game scheduling 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).