Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks won 5-2 against the Quad City Mallards on Tuesday October 27 at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/30/2015 -- The Missouri Mavericks, owned by Lamar Hunt Jr., won their fifth game in a row on Tuesday October 27th playing against the Quad City Mallards at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, MO. The Mavericks defeated the Mallards 5-2, the highest scoring game for the Mavericks so far in their 2015-16 season.
The Mallards and Mavericks went scoreless throughout the first period of their game with many goal attempts from both teams. During the second period the Mavericks scored three goals before the Mallards scored one goal thanks to Tanner Eberle, Mike Monfredo and Zach Pochiro. The Mavericks went on to score two additional goals and the Mallards added one more goal in the third period. The Mavericks won 5-2 with help from goalie Parker Milner who recently returned from his AHL call-up.
The October 27th game was the first meeting of the Mavericks and Mallards teams in the 2015-16 season. The Mavericks face the Mallards again on November 4th on the Mallards home ice in Moline, IL at the iWireless Center.
For more information on upcoming games 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).