FC Dallas secures playmaker Ferreira for 2010 season

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FRISCO, Texas (Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010) – FC Dallas moved to retain one of its biggest playmakers from 2009 by exercising the team’s 2010 option for Colombian playmaker David Ferreira. Ferreira, who was one of two players to start all 30 games in 2009, was the second leading goal scorer on the team with eight goals and finished third overall …

Tornado Gain One Point Over Weekend

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FRISCO – The Tornado didn’t kick off 2010 the way they hoped to over the weekend, gaining only one point in their two-game series with the Topeka RoadRunners. Friday’s game was noted as much for its scrums as it was for its scoring. The RoadRunners took an early lead with first period goals by Erik Higby and Alec Hagaman. Tornado …

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Tornado Lose 5-2 in Ejection-Filled Match

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FRISCO — In their first game of 2010, the Tornado came out on the wrong end of the final score, falling 5-2 to the division leading Topeka RoadRunners in a game capped off by multiple physical altercations. The RoadRunners took an early lead in the game with their leading scorer Erik Higby netting a goal just 1:21 into the game. …

FC Dallas inks defender Aziz Ansah

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FRISCO, Texas (Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010) — FC Dallas has signed 29-year-old defender Aziz Ansah, head coach Schellas Hyndman announced today. Ansah has spent the last two seasons with Heartland FC in Nigeria. He has nine caps with the Ghana National Team and was named the Sportswriters Association of Ghana Best Footballer of 2003. Ansah will be eligible to play …

January is FANuary

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January is FANuary! For the entire month of January, Tornado fans can enjoy our Buy 1 Get 1 Free promo! So bring a friend or neighbor to an exciting Texas Tornado Hockey game. This promo cannot be used with any special deals or group rates, cannot be used with Twister Meal Deal, hospitality areas, suites, or Gold Club tickets. To place an order, call …

Top Prospects Tournament Rosters Set

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The North American Hockey League (NAHL) announced today the 20-man rosters for its third annual Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held January 18-20, 2010 at the Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Mich. Texas Tornado forwards Jack Prince and Rock Einersen along with goaltender Dan Sullivan were named to the South division Roster. The event will feature all-star teams from …

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Tornado Leave Topeka Empty-handed

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TOPEKA – The Tornado went into the house of the division-leading Topeka RoadRunners last weekend looking to close out the 2009 year on the right foot, but instead left empty-handed as they lost 3-1 and 5-3 to their division foes. On Friday night the Tornado struggled just to get shots on goal, as they were outshot 41-11 over the course …

Shea has successful knee surgery

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FC Dallas midfielder Brek Shea had a small tear in the Meniscus of his right knee repaired yesterday. Dr. Virgil Medlock of Orthopaedic Associates of Dallas performed the surgery. Shea is expected to be ready for the team’s pre-season training in February.   Shea appeared in 19 games for FC Dallas during the 2009 season, making seven starts and tallying …

Saturday's Dramatic Win Splits Series

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FRISCO – After beating the Wildcats the previous five meetings, the Tornado had an opponent coming in for a weekend series that was looking for redemption. Though Wichita Falls took Friday night’s game, the Tornado made a rally to take Saturday night’s game in a match that needed a shootout among other dramatics to split the series. On Friday night, …