The North Iowa Bulls, proud members of the NA3HL, and current defending Silver Cup, West Division, and Regular Season Champions are proud to announce the release of the 2014-15 NA3HL Schedule. The Bulls will play 22 regular season home dates in Mason City during the upcoming campaign. They will play 22 road games, and 3 games at the NA3HL Showcase in Blaine, Minnesota from December 7-9, 2014 bringing the total regular season games played to 47 this season. You can find a full downloadable copy at the link below.
The NA3HL has also expanded by 10 teams for the 2014-15 season, bringing the total number of teams in the league to 31, spread across 5 divisions. The Bulls will remain in the hyper-competitive West Divisions with Granite City, Alexandria, Twin City, Minnesota, and Breezy Point. The division has produced the Silver Cup Champion in the past 3 seasons of the NA3HL, and will remain the standard for the league this season. You can check out the full divisional alignment here (NA3HL 14-15 Info).
Here are the important details and dates for the 2014-15 season!
*Season opens Saturday, September 20th at Twin City Steel
*Home opener is Friday, October 24th vs St Louis Jr Blues
*All 22 regular season home games will be played on Friday and Saturday nights, no Sunday evenings, no weekdays
*The Bulls will again play on Valentine's Day and will also be playing on Halloween this year as well
*Regular season concludes February 27-28 with a home stand vs Granite City
*The Bulls play no games when MCHS Football is home during the regular season
*Charity Jersey Nights will be Saturday, November 1st and Saturday, February 28th – more details coming soon
The playoff format for the 2014-15 season will be announced at a later date, but the date for the 2015 NA3HL Silver Cup Tournament is March 19-22, 2015 at the Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva, Illinois. Should the Bulls advance to USA Hockey Nationals for the 3rd consecutive season, the 2015 Tier III National Champion will be crowned in Simsbury, CT from March 26-30, 2015.
Season tickets, flex packs, and group tickets are now on sale for the 2014-15 regular season, call the office at 641-423-4625 or email NCrimmins@NorthIowaBulls.com.