| || || COMBAT SPORTS/BALLISTIK HOCKEY FORMS NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH EASTERN PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE (EPHL) |
OTTAWA - June 27/2008: Combat Sports/Ballistik Hockey is proud to announce a new exclusive partnership with the Eastern Professional Hockey League (EPHL) commencing in the 2008-2009 inaugural season. Combat Sports/Ballistik Hockey will become the exclusive supplier of one-piece sticks, shafts, blades, pants and gloves for each team. This is a multi year agreement between Combat Sports/Ballistik and the EPHL.
"I am thrilled to announce this exclusive deal with the EPHL, we strongly believe that they have the platform to become a premier single "A" hockey league" says VP of Business for Ballistik Hockey Dave McNally. "As a technologically driven company, the EPHL will provide another elite level platform for our product, further establishing our brand as an elite product. This partnership will also provide another vehicle to educate the consumer in the Northeast United States about our product which should lead to increased brand recognition within this key geographical area, which remains one of strongest hockey areas in the United States in terms of participation." says McNally.
The EPHL will commence play in 2008-2009 as a single "A" professional hockey league with teams based primarily in the Northeast of the United States. "The EPHL will provide fans with an affordable and exciting hockey experience" says Curt Russell, VP of Marketing for EPHL. Each team will complete a 50 game schedule beginning Saturday, November 1/2008.
For more information on the EPHL and Ballistik Hockey please visit www.ephl.com