FALCONS INTRODUCE THIRD JERSEY FOR 2012-2013 SEASON
Springfield, Mass. - The Springfield Falcons, AHL affiliate of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, revealed their third jersey for the 2012-2013 season on Wednesday. The sweater, which is the first alternate uniform in club history, will be debuted by the club on opening night, Saturday, Oct. 13 against the St. John's IceCaps at the MassMutual Center.
"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce the first third jersey in franchise history," Falcons President and General Manager Bruce Landon said. "It is exciting to be able to complement the start of a new and promising season with a fresh look."
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The alternate jersey is colored red, with red, white and blue sleeves, blue shoulders, and white numbering and lettering. The club's alternate logo is on the front of the jersey containing the word "Springfield" in blue lettering while the word "Falcons" is stretched along the bottom portion of the front of the jersey in white lettering. Additionally, the Blue Jackets' logo is placed on each shoulder.
Springfield will wear the jersey on multiple occasions at home throughout the upcoming campaign, although no specific dates besides the home opener have been determined yet. The club will announce alternate-sweater dates in the weeks leading up to each chosen game through FalconsAHL.com and through their Facebook and Twitter pages.
During the 2012-2013 season the Falcons will continue to wear their white jerseys in the majority of home games and blue sweaters on the road.
Replicas of the alternate jersey will go on sale beginning opening night at the merchandise stand inside the MassMutual Center.
The Falcons will announce their promotional schedule for the upcoming season on Thursday.
Ticket packages to see the Falcons in 2012-2013 start as low as $112 and can be purchased by calling (413) 739-GOAL (4625). Individual game tickets go on sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 10:00 a.m. at the MassMutual Center Box Office and through Ticketmaster.com.
Stay tuned to the latest Falcons news leading up to the start of the season by logging onto FalconsAHL.com. Be sure to check out the official Facebook page of the Falcons at Facebook.com/FalconsAHL and follow the Falcons on Twitter at Twitter.com/TheFalconsAHL.