Air Force clinches first-round bye in playoffs; Playoff tickets on sale now

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    Feb. 25, 2013

    The Air Force hockey team has clinched a bye in the first round of the Atlantic Hockey Association playoffs and will host a quarterfinal series (best of three) at the Academy, March 15-17.

    Entering the final week of the regular season, Niagara has already clinched the regular-season title with 42 points. Air Force is in second place with 31 points. After Air Force, there are five teams within two points of each other. Air Force can finish no higher than second and no lower than a tie for fourth place. Since Air Force owns the tiebreaker with Robert Morris, the Falcons would still finish no lower than fourth.

    Tickets for the Air Force playoff series on March15-17 will be on sale to season ticket holders only beginning on Monday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. MT. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here, by calling the Air Force Academy athletic ticket office at 1-800-666-USAF or by visiting the athletic ticket office in the Falcon Athletic Center.

    Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Monday, March 4 at 9 a.m. MT. Tickets can be purchased at GoAirForceFalcons.com, by calling the Air Force Academy athletic ticket office at 1-800-666-USAF or by visiting the athletic ticket office in the Falcon Athletic Center.

    Air Force (15-11-7 overall and 13-7-5 in the league, is in second place in the league and concludes the regular season with a two-game series against first-place and 15th-ranked Niagara, 21-6-5 overall and 20-3-2 in the league on Friday-Saturday, March 1-2, at 7:05 p.m. each night at Cadet Ice Arena. Tickets are still available for both games by clicking here.


     

     

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