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OKC Barons notebook: Barons travel to Calgary to face Abbotsford Heat

The Oklahoma City Barons are on the road for their next two games. The teams has a better record on the road than at home this season.
BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer, egodfrey@opubco.com Published: February 3, 2012
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“I think more than anything else we've just got to be ready to play each and every night. We are on top of the league now and there is going to be no easy games for us. Everybody is going to be coming after us and wanting to knock us off our pedestal. We have got to be ready each and every game.”

BARONS BACK HOME FEB. 17

The Barons return home Feb. 17, where they will open a three-game homestand against Milwaukee.

Oklahoma City will face the Admirals again on Feb. 18. The Barons then play their third home game in consecutive nights on Feb. 19 when they host San Antonio.

SKATE WITH THE BARONS

On Saturday, fans can skate with the Barons from noon until 7 p.m. at the Devon Ice Rink in downtown Oklahoma City.

Admission is $10 with skate rental and $7 if you bring your own skates. A portion of the admission fees will benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma.

TULUPOV'S JERSEY GETS BIGGEST BID

The Barons auctioned the Special Olympic jerseys they wore Friday night against Charlotte immediately after the game. A total of $24,300 was raised. The largest bid was for Kirill Tulupov's autographed jersey at $1,700.

Teemu Hartikainen's autographed jersey was sold for $1,600.