Phantoms are proud to announce that Zack FitzGerald
has been named the team's winner of the IOA/American
Specialty AHL Man of the Year Award for his outstanding
contributions to the Glens Falls and North Country
community during the 2012-13 season.
Zack FitzGerald, who is affectionately called
Fitzy by the fans, has gone
above and beyond in serving the Adirondack community.
The Twin Harbors, Minn. resident has made many
appearances at local radio shows, youth hockey
practices, schools, post game skates with the
fans, and autograph sessions. Zack has dedicated
his own spare time after the team's practices
to have one-on-one hockey clinics with kids and
has truly become a fan favorite.
A local business owner even created a large banner
in support of 'Fitzy' after Zack slid a puck to
his two young daughters and interacted with them
through the glass as he sat in the penalty box.
His signature phrase this year says it all: "It's
all about the fans!" Zack has also raised
money for charity. His desire to help the community
is showcased during live post-game jersey auctions
as he personally auctions off his own jersey taking
the mic and adding his own comedic flair to help
drive up the bidding for the worthy causes. These
actions have helped raised funds for cancer research
and homeless adolescence.
The Phantoms are proud to congratulate Zack FitzGerald
as the team's 2012-2013 IOA/American Specialty
AHL Man of the Year because he is always happy
to represent the Phantoms organization and the
American Hockey League positively in the community.
Zack FitzGerald is now one of 30 finalists for
the AHL's 2012-13 Yanick Dupre Memorial Award,
honoring the overall IOA/American Specialty AHL
Man of the Year. The league award is named after
the former Hershey Bears forward and AHL All-Star
who died in 1997 following a 16-month battle with
leukemia. The winner of the Yanick Dupre Memorial
Award will be announced by the American Hockey
League on Apr. 18.
FitzGerald joins previous Adirondack Phantoms
winners of the award: Logan Stephenson (2010)
, J.P. Testwuide (2011) and Cullen Eddy (2012).
Adirondack opens a five-game homestand on Friday
night against the Northeast Division Champion
Springfield Falcons with $2 Draft-Beer specials.
The Phantoms will play three home games in three
days that weekend, the only time this season they
will play a three-in-three entirely at the Glens
Falls Civic Center.
Saturday is Dan Miner Bobblehead Night for the
first 2,500 fans featuring a post-game concert.
Sunday at 3:00 is World Record Day against the
Binghamton Senators as the Phantoms' Fans will
attempt to set an actual world record...for longest
On-Ice Conga Line On Skates. We need you fans
to bring your skates for this one!! Call the Phantoms
for tickets at 518-480-3355.
Friday, April 12 (7:00) -
Springfield Falcons at Adirondack Phantoms. $2
Draft Beer Specials
Saturday, April 13 (7:00) -
Connecticut Whale at Adirondack Phantoms. Dan
Miner Bobbleheads (first 2,500 fans). Faith and
Family Night featuring Post-Game Concert with
Christian rock band, The Wrecking!
Sunday, April 14 (3:00) -
Binghamton Senators at Adirondack Phantoms. World
Record Night. Be a part of the official World's
Longest Conga-Line On-Ice...No, we're not kidding!!!
Monday, April 15 (7:00) - Phantoms
Power Hour LIVE on Q101.7 With Brandon Alderson
and Nick Cousins.
Friday, April 19 (7:00) -
Hershey Bears at Adirondack Phantoms. $2 Draft
Saturday, April 20 (7:00) -
Springfield Falcons at Adirondack Phantoms. Scoville
Jewelers Gemstone Giveaway (first 500 fans) including
$25 gift-cards. One grand-prize package $1,000
value including large Phantoms Orange Gemstone.
Plus, Super-Fan Cameron Hughes, presented by Tackett
Call the Phantoms in advance for tickets and
Sunday Family 3-Packs and SAVE! 518-480-3355
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