THE NEW MEXICO ICE WOLVES WIN FIRST EVER PLAYOFF SERIES ADVANCE TO NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE SOUTH DIVISION FINALS

South Division Finals Second Round Best-of-Five-Series Against the Lone Star Brahmas
Begins Friday, May 6 with Games 1 and 2 in North Richland Hills, TX

Tickets on Sale Now for Game 3 and 4 on Thursday and Friday, May 12 & 13 at 6:30pm MT Which Will be Played at Outpost Ice Arenas in Albuquerque, NM


(Albuquerque, NM) Tuesday, May 3, 2022- The New Mexico Ice Wolves® took another huge step in pursuit of The North American Hockey League (NAHL) 2022 Robertson Cup Championship winning its first ever playoff series last night in the fifth game of a best of five series against the Wichita Falls Warriors with a final score of 4-2 in the South Division semi-finals. The team advances to its first ever South Division Finals against the Lone Star Brahmas with games 1 on and 2 to be played in North Richland Hills, Texas starting Friday, May 6 at 6:30pm MT. Games 3 and 4 (if needed) in the South Division Finals will be played at Outpost Ice Arenas in Albuquerque, NM with game 3 on Thursday, May 12 at 6:30pm MT and, if needed, game 4 on Friday, May 13 at 6:30pm. Tickets for game 3 and 4 can be purchased at tickets.nmicewolves.com. If game 4 is not needed, a credit for ticket buyers can be used for next season or can be exchanged for credit at Chilly’s Pro Shop at Outpost Ice Arenas. If a game 5 is needed the series will return to North Richland Hills, Texas on Sunday, May 15.


Single Game Playoff Ticket Pricing:
-First Row Reserved Bleacher Seating – $12.50

-Reserved Bleacher Seating – $15.00

-Reserved Premium Chairback Seating – $27.50

-Sandia Suite General Admission – Open seating in the Sandia Suite – $18.00

-Standing Room Only – $12.50*

-On-Ice Skating Ticket- $10.00**

(*Standing Room Only is for behind the seating or in the mezzanine with no Suite access, standing on ice or standing at ice level. **On-Ice tickets are for skating and watching the games on skates from the training rinks.)

Season ticket holders receive priority access to playoff tickets and priority renewal. For accessible and companion seating please contact tickets@nmicewolves.com. The team has two hospitality suites that are available with catering on a single or multi-game basis. Anyone interested in reserving a suite for a group or special event can contact tickets@nmicewolves.com for more information.

The four NAHL division playoff champions will play for the 2022 Robertson Cup National Championship at the Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minnesota from May 20-24, 2022. This marks the fourth season that the NAHL’s Robertson Cup Championship will be held at Fogerty Arena. The Robertson Cup is awarded to the national playoff champion of the NAHL. The oldest junior hockey trophy in the United States, the Robertson Cup is named in honor of Chuck Robertson, a pioneer of junior hockey in the NAHL and youth hockey in the state of Michigan.

The NM Ice Wolves finished their 2021-2022 regular season with back-to-back wins adding to an already record total for the most wins in team history. During the 2021-2022 regular season the NM Ice Wolves faced the Lone Star Brahmas eight times winning five of those games against the South Division rival. All of the team’s games can be watched on HockeyTV.com and home playoff games are also on New Mexico Sports on local broadcast channel 20.5. Fans can select subscription options at www.hockeytv.com.

At the team’s final regular season series players wore special support Ukraine jerseys and those game-worn jerseys are still available through a DASH Auction with 100% of the auction price going to the Feed My Starving Children organization to provide meals to Ukrainians impacted by the war. brought in $53,285 for the Feed My Starving Children organization to provide 220,020 meals for Ukrainians impacted by the war. The game-worn jerseys auction on DASH Auctions raised $15,068 with 100% of the auction price going to the Feed My Starving Children organization along with an additional $38,217 contributed directly by fans and supporters in New Mexico. The special jerseys were created by K1 Sportswear and the team wore them in a home game series against the Odessa Jackalopes on April 15, following a moving pre-game ceremony with members of Ukrainian Americans of New Mexico. To view and download high resolution photos of the special support Ukraine jerseys please visit the NM Ice Wolves press page here.  

Feed My Starving Children has been providing meals across the globe for more than 30 years and currently delivers more than one million meals across the globe each day. The organization has been helping to feed Ukrainian people in need for the past eight years, so already has the contacts and infrastructure in place to provide meals in Ukraine and in neighboring countries that have welcomed millions of refugees. For those who would like to make a donation please visit www.fmsc.org/IceWolves.

To learn more about the work of Feed My Starving Children please visit www.fmsc.org. 

To learn more about the NM Ice Wolves please visit their NAHL Team Page or on social media on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram and the arena at www.outposticearena.com. For team media inquiries, please contact Aaron Martinez at 505-212-8762 or amartinez@reelz.com


About NAHL

The NAHL, the only USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier II Junior league boasting 29 teams, with the addition of El Paso, TX and Anchorage, AK in the 2021-22 season, from across the United States, prides itself on the social maturity and skill development of student-athletes ages 16-20 with aspirations of advancing to collegiate and/or professional hockey. During the 2019-20 season, the NAHL recorded an all-time single-season record of 361 NCAA commitments, with a record 249 (70%) of those being NCAA Division I commitments. Over the course of the past five years, 1,500+ NAHL players have made NCAA commitments and 30+ NAHL players have been selected in the NHL Draft. For more information, visit www.nahl.com.