San Francisco Bulls Unveil Official Game Jerseys!
Home and away jerseys unveiled at Cow Palace ceremony
San Francisco, CA, March 7, 2012 – The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team proudly unveiled their white home and orange away jerseys today at a ceremony held at their new home, the Cow Palace. The San Francisco Bulls will begin play in the ECHL in October, the start of the 2012-13 season.
The Bulls primary jersey colors consist largely of orange, black and white. The home jersey is white with bull horns extending from at the bottom of the jersey to the sleeves. Orange and gold accent stripes make their way from the bottom outer edges of the jerseys and reappear on the bottom of the jersey sleeves.
The away jersey is predominately orange with white bull horns and the same gold accent stripes on the sleeves and bottom of the jersey. The jersey also features the updated San Francisco Bulls’ bull head and hockey sticks primary logo on the front crest. Both jerseys will feature a contrasting orange or white name plate on back.
“We wanted to create a look that set our team apart from the other teams in the ECHL and that would also lend itself to the newer style of the Reebok’s uniforms,” said Pat Curcio, President & Head Coach of the San Francisco Bulls. “However, it was also important to us to blend the rich history of hockey with the tradition of first-class sports organizations in our city, that’s why our color scheme includes gold, black and orange. The result is a modern sweater with some classic details that any hockey player would be proud to wear.”
“Authentic” Pro Weight San Francisco Bulls Reebok jerseys will be available for purchase in early October and replica jerseys two to three weeks later.
About the Bulls:
The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team will officially take the ice as an expansion team of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) this October 2012. The Bulls are part of the Western Conference of the ECHL and will play a 72 game schedule with 36 home games to take place at the legendary Cow Palace. For more information about The San Francisco Bulls, including Season Ticket opportunities and corporate partnerships, please visit www.sfbulls.com or call 415-469-9843.
About the ECHL:
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states. Today, the league has 20 teams in 14 states. The ECHL celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2007-08 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The ECHL has had 273 players reach the NHL over the last eight seasons. It’s the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. On opening day of the 2010-11 season: 79 former ECHL players were on NHL rosters. The ECHL teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. The Western Conference includes the Alaska Aces, Bakersfield Condors, Colorado Eagles, Idaho Steelheads, Las Vegas Wranglers, Stockton Thunder, Ontario Reign, Utah Grizzlies and now the San Francisco Bulls. All teams play a 72-game schedule. For more information please visit www.echl.com.