Bakersfield hockey team to celebrate Charlie Sheen Night with 'tiger's blood slushies,' more
That may be the only connection between the Condors and Sheen (and a flimsy one at that), but that's not stopping the ECHL team from holding Charlie Sheen Night on March 12 when they take on the Idaho Steelheads at Rabobank Arena.
The event -- which includes "tiger's blood slushies," free admission for anyone who brings a clean drug test, discounts for anyone dressed like a Charlie Sheen character and an attempt to break Sheen's Twitter record of 1 million Twitter followers in less than 25 hours, 17 minutes -- coincides with the team's St. Patrick's Day festivities.
“We picked this date for the Charlie Sheen Night because we figured St. Patrick’s Day was a holiday that Charlie enjoyed celebrating,” Condors President Matthew Riley said. “We would invite him to come up to the game and participate in a ceremonial puck drop and just have fun for the night with our fans. We’ll even give him the ticket special for dressing up like himself.”
“To stick with the Charlie Sheen theme," Riley added, "we plan on winning the game.”
-- Chuck Schilken
Photo: Charlie Sheen. Credit: Rick Giase, EPA.