Scott Deur announced as Jackalopes Head Coach

ODESSA, TX – The Odessa Jackalopes are proud to announce the hiring of Scott Deur as the team’s next GM of Hockey Operations and Head Coach. “I’d like to thank Don Stone and the rest of the Jackalopes organization for this opportunity. I also want to thank Rob Proffitt and Trevor Stewart as well as […]

Jason Fortier accepts position at University of Maine

ODESSA, TX — The Jackalopes are proud to announce that head coach Jason Fortier has accepted an assistant coach position with the University of Maine Black Bears. The Black Bears are an NCAA Div. I hockey program that competes in the challenging Hockey East Conference. “We are all excited that Jason was able to get […]

Jacks broadcaster Jason Ruff to be new voice of Peoria Rivermen

ODESSA, TX – Jackalopes broadcaster Jason Ruff has announced that he will be stepping down from his position as Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting in order to pursue a similar position with the Peoria Rivermen of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). “I have been blessed to be a part of such a great […]

Jackalopes select four in 2021 NAHL Entry Draft

ODESSA, TX – The Jackalopes had a strong day at the 2021 North American Hockey League Entry Draft on Wednesday, welcoming four new prospects to help bolster the ranks heading into the Jackalopes main camp and fall training camp. The Odessa Jackalopes are proud to introduce their 2021 NAHL Entry Draft picks.   With the […]

Jackalopes 2021-22 Home Schedule Announced

ODESSA, TX – The Odessa Jackalopes and the North American Hockey League are proud to announce the Odessa home schedule for the 2021-22 season! The Jackalopes 25th season will see 28 home games at the Ector County Coliseum against seven south division teams. Fans will see old rivals like the Lone Star Brahmas, Shreveport Mudbugs, […]

Tyler German commits to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

ODESSA, TX– Jacks forward Tyler German has verbally committed to play Division III college hockey with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens’s Point. A native of Canton, Michigan, German came to the Jackalopes looking to make a name for himself. He did that and more as he blossomed into one of the more reliable players for the […]

Nate Skidmore heading to NCAA

ODESSA, TX – Jackalopes assistant coach Nate Skidmore has been announced as the new assistant men’s ice hockey coach at Williams College, an NCAA Division III program, in Williamstown, Massachusetts. A native of Syracuse, New York, Skidmore played four years at the Jr. A level before playing college hockey at the State University of New […]

Jackalopes select three in 2021 Supplemental Draft

ODESSA, TX – On Wednesday June 2, the Odessa Jackalopes added 3 new faces to their roster as a part of the 2021 NAHL Supplemental Draft. The Odessa Jackalopes had the 7th overall pick along with the 44th and 49th overall picks. The Jackalopes are proud to introduce fans to their picks in the 2021 […]

Jackalopes give strong showing to end season, despite 3-2 loss

AMARILLO, TX – In many ways, the Jackalopes contest on Saturday night could be considered a microcosm of the season. Odessa had a strong start, then a tough middle that saw them trail, but they showed great resiliency to come back and they were nearly able to find the goal they needed in the last […]

Close game finds Odessa just short in Amarillo

AMARILLO, TX – In the 110th meeting between the Odessa Jackalopes and the Amarillo Bulls, the contest did not disappoint its rich and hard-nosed heritage. There were fights, animosity, goals and big saves. However, the Jackalopes ended up on the wrong side of a one-goal game, despite a hard-fought battle, as they fell 4-3 to […]