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Jackals Announce Preseason Dates

The Elmira Jackals announced today their preseason schedule for the 2014-2015 season. >>

Jackals Strengthen Offense With Latest Signings

The Elmira Jackals announced today that forwards Andrew Conboy, Thomas Nesbitt and Taylor Stefishen have signed Standard Player Contracts for the 2014-2015 season. >>

Jackals Add A Pair Of Defensemen

The Elmira Jackals announced today that veteran defenseman J.D. Forrest and rookie blueliner Steven Shamanski have signed Standard Player Contracts for the 2014-2015 season. >>

Patch Alber Returns To Elmira

The Elmira Jackals announced today that defenseman Patch Alber has signed a Standard Player Contract for the 2014-2015 season. >>

First Arena Hosts Youth Summer Hockey League

The Elmira Jackals announced today that their Assistant Coach and Manager of the Ice Pavilion, Glenn Thomaris, will direct a three-on-three youth summer hockey league at First Arena starting July 15, 2014. >>

Elmira Jackals Host Sabres Draft Party

The Elmira Jackals announced today that they will host a Sabres Draft Party from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27. Join esteemed members of the Jackals alumni and watch the 2014 NHL Draft unfold live at Splitrock Brew Pub inside First Arena! >>

First Arena Comedy Club Presented by Gary's Towing Returns

First Arena will fill with laughter this summer when Gary's Towing presents the second year of First Arena Comedy Club. The comedy series kicks off on Wednesday, May 14. >>

Annual Shriner's Circus Returns

First Arena announced today that the annual tradition of the Royal Hanneford Shriner's Circus in downtown Elmira will continue this May. First Arena will host five performances of the Shriner's Circus from Friday, May 9 to Sunday, May 11, 2014. >>

Annual Shriner’s Circus Returns to First Arena

First Arena announced today that the annual tradition of the Royal Hanneford Shriner's Circus in downtown Elmira will continue this May. First Arena will host five performances of the Shriner's Circus from Friday, May 9 to Sunday, May 11, 2014. >>

Wrestling Greats Come to First Arena

First Arena announced today that it will host East Coast Pro Wrestling's Super Showcase Saturday on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The card for the night features an eclectic mix of pro wrestling hall-of-famers, current starts, and up-and-comers on the pro circuit. >>

January Fun At SplitRock Brewing Company

SplitRock Brewing Company will be bustling with activity in January and you won't want to miss out on the fun. >>

Speedway On Ice Comes To First Arena

Feel the thrill of motorcycles and ATVs racing around the First Arena ice at over 60 mph without brakes! >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals and their closest rival, the Reading Royals, kick off the holiday season with a pre-Thanksgiving tilt tonight at Santander Arena. The Jackals are looking for back-to-back wins since October 26 - November 1. >>

Elmira Jakals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals and Kalamazoo Wings face off in the second of three games in as many days tonight at First Arena with a 7:05 p.m. start. >>

First Arena to Host Wine On Ice

On the final weekend in January, wineries from around the region will descend on Elmira as First Arena hosts the annual Wine On Ice festival presented by WENY. This is the 13th annual Wine On Ice featuring remarkable wine, music, and food. >>

Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle Christmas Concert

First Arena announced today that it will play host to a Christmas concert performance by country music legends Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle on December 7, 2013. >>

Sign Up For Jackals and First Arena Text Alerts

The Elmira Jackals and First Arena announced today that they are offering fans a unique and modern way to stay up to speed with the most recent team and arena news - text message alerts. >>

Enjoy the Royal Hanneford Circus

The excitement of the big top is coming to First Arena with the Kalurah Shriners Royal Hanneford Circus on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. >>

Future Bright for First Arena and Elmira Jackals

New owners of the First Arena, Tom Freeman and Nathan Cook held a press conference today, April 10th to share their vision for the future. Local business owners, area representatives and regional officials were present during this press conference to share in the good news. >>

First Arena Announces Upcoming Teen Dance Craze

First Arena announced today that it will be holding a "Teen Dance Craze" party on Saturday, April 20, 2013. >>

Twin Tiers Outdoor Expo

This March, First Arena will turn into an outdoorsman's paradise for the inaugural Twin Tiers Outdoor Expo. >>

Wine On Ice

On the final weekend in January, wineries from around the region will descend on Elmira as First Arena hosts the annual Wine On Ice festival presented by WENY. This is the 12th annual Wine On Ice featuring remarkable wine, music, and food. >>

Cirque D’Or

On Saturday, March 30, 2013 Cirque D'Or will be bringing its world-class acrobatics show to the Twin Tiers and First Arena. The show is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals finish off a busy four-game week this afternoon by playing host to the Trenton Titans. The Jackals are gunning for their third win of the week, and also celebrating Blade's Birthday and holding a post-game skate with the team. >>

Jackals Overthrow the Titans

The Elmira Jackals closed out a four game week by claiming a 4-3 win over the Trenton Titans on Sunday at First Arena. The win moved Elmira's record to 17-15-3 on the season. >>

Jackals Stumble in Reading

The Elmira Jackals were denied their third consecutive victory as they fell to the Reading Royals by a 6-4 score on Saturday night at Sovereign Center. The win ran Elmira's record to 16-15-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals finish a home-and-home pair of games by visiting the Reading Royals for the second time this season. The Jackals are gunning for three wins in a row for the first time since mid-November. >>

Jackals Trump the Royals

The Elmira Jackals celebrated their return home from a seven game road trip with a 5-3 win over the Reading Royals at First Arena on Friday night. The win improved Elmira's record to 16-14-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

After a seven game road trip the Elmira Jackals are back tonight for their first home game since December 16. They will take on the division leading Reading Royals in the first of three consecutive games to end the week. >>

Elmira Jackals Team Up with Dave Clark Foundation

Today the Elmira Jackals, alongside the Dave Clark Foundation, hosted the inaugural D3 Hockey Camp at First Arena. Twenty-seven participants came out for an exciting day of learning hockey with the pros! >>

Dustin Gazley Named to ECHL All-Star Team

The Elmira Jackals announced today that their leading scorer, forward Dustin Gazley, has been named to the 2013 ECHL All-Star Team. >>

Jackals Stonewall the Nailers

The Elmira Jackals rang in the new year with a 3-2 win over the Wheeling Nailers on Monday night at WesBanco Arena. The win improved Elmira's record to 15-14-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals wrap up their seven-game road trip tonight with their third visit of the season to WesBanco Arena. They will take on the Wheeling Nailers for the third time in the last two weeks. >>

Jackals Nipped by the Komets

The Elmira Jackals could not earn their third consecutive victory on Saturday night at they fell 6-5 to the Fort Wayne Komets at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum. The loss dropped Elmira's record to 14-14-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals continue their seven-game road trip tonight with their only visit of the season to the Allen County Memorial Coliseum. They will take on the expansion Komets who were rivals of the Jackals from 2000-2007 in the United Hockey League. >>

Jackals Freeze IceMen

The Elmira Jackals claimed their second straight win against North Division competition with a 6-3 win over the Evansville IceMen at Ford Center on Saturday night. The win improved Elmira to 14-13-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals continue their seven-game road trip tonight with their first ever visit of the season to the Ford Center. They will take on the expansion IceMen who are playing their first game back after the Christmas break. >>

Jackals Whip the Cyclones

The Elmira Jackals stormed out of the gates after the Christmas break with a 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Cyclones at U.S. Bank Arena on Thursday night. The win improved the Jackals' record to 13-13-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals continue their seven-game road trip tonight with their first visit of the season to U.S. Bank Arena. There they will tangle with the North Division-leading Cincinnati Cyclones. >>

Jackals Stymied by Nailers

The Elmira Jackals suffered a 4-2 setback to the Wheeling Nailers at WesBanco Arena on Saturday night in their final game before the Christmas break. The loss dropped Elmira's record to 12-13-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals play their final game before Christmas tonight when they visit the Wheeling Nailers at WesBanco Arena. It is the third of a seven-game road trip. >>

Jackals Downed by Nailers

The Elmira Jackals suffered their second straight loss to begin their seven-game road trip on Friday night. The Wheeling Nailers claimed a 5-1 win at WesBanco Arena and the Jackals' record fell to 12-12-3 as a result. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals visit the Wheeling Nailers for the first time tonight to continue their seven-game road trip. The Jackals are looking for their third win of the season against the Nailers in four tries. >>

Jackals Drop Heartbreaker in Trenton

The Elmira Jackals sustained a 5-4 loss to the Trenton Titans on Wednesday night at the Sun National Bank Center to begin their seven-game road trip. The loss moved Elmira's record to 12-11-3 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals embark on a seven-game road trip by paying a visit to the Trenton Titans. Each of the Jackals first four road games this month, including tonight, have been in Trenton. >>

Jackals Clipped by Royals in Shootout

The Elmira Jackals picked up a standings point for making it to overtime but fell 3-2 in a nine-round shootout to the Reading Royals in Sunday afternoon at First Arena. Elmira ended its three-in-three weekend with five of a possible six points and an overall record of 12-10-3. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals host their first Sunday matinee of the season today when the Reading Royals come to town. The game will finish a weekend three-in-three for both clubs. >>

Jackals Stomp Out the Titans in OT

The Elmira Jackals earned a dramatic overtime win by a 5-4 score over the Trenton Titans on Saturday night at the Sun National Bank Center. The Jackals overcame a two-goal third-period deficit for a win that improved their record to 12-10-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals travel to the Garden State for a divisional showdown against the Trenton Titans. It is the second game of a weekend three-in-three for the Jackals and the Titans. >>

Jackals Shoot Down Solar Bears

The Elmira Jackals used two goals from Chaz Johnson and stout defense to claim a 4-1 win over the Orlando Solar Bears at First Arena on Friday night. The win improved Elmira to 11-10-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals embark on a weekend three-in-three by playing host to the Orlando Solar Bears. Orlando is one of four expansion teams in the ECHL this season and is making its first appearance in Elmira. >>

Hang Out With the Jackals at Buffalo Wild Wings

The Elmira Jackals invite their fans to join them at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1631 County Road 64 in Horseheads, for live taping of "The Jackals Den" this December and January. >>

Elmira Jackals Sign Justin Daniels

The Elmira Jackals announced today that they have signed rookie forward Justin Daniels. >>

Jackals Unable to Solve Royals

The Elmira Jackals dropped a 3-1 decision to the Reading Royals on their annual Teddy Bear Toss at First Arena on Saturday night. The loss moved Elmira's record to 10-10-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals play their fifth consecutive game against an Atlantic Division foe when they welcome the Reading Royals to First Arena. Don't miss the Jackals' annual Teddy Bear Toss! Bring a new stuffed animal to the game and throw it onto the ice when the Jackals score their first goal. >>

Jackals Dealt Setback by Royals

The Elmira Jackals were defeated by the Reading Royals by a final score of 7-4 on Friday night at First Arena. The loss moved Elmira's record to 10-9-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

Tonight the Elmira Jackals play their fourth consecutive game against an Atlantic Division foe when they welcome the Reading Royals to First Arena. Fans can enjoy an Affordable Friday with $2 hot dogs, popcorn, and soda. >>

Loosen Up Your Throwing Arm

The Elmira Jackals invite their fans to come participate in their yearly Teddy Bear Toss this Saturday, December 8 when they take on the Reading Royals at 7:05 p.m. inside First Arena. >>

Jackals Trample the Titans

The Elmira Jackals claimed a resounding 6-2 win over the Trenton Titans at the Sun National Bank Center on Sunday afternoon. The win improved Elmira's record to 10-8-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

This afternoon the Elmira Jackals look to bounce back against the Trenton Titans after taking a 7-6 shootout loss last night. The contest in the last one in the Jackals' first three-in-three of the season. >>

Jackals Beaten In a Shootout

The Elmira Jackals picked up a point for making it to overtime, but lost 7-6 to the Trenton Titan's on Saturday night at the Sun National Bank Center. Trenton won the shootout 1-0 and moved Elmira's record to 9-8-2 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Jackals continue their three-in-three weekend tonight by paying a visit to the Trenton Titans. The game is just Elmira's second road game against a divisional opponent so far this season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

After five days without a game the Elmira Jackals are back in action tonight as they host the Wheeling Nailers. Tongiht's game marks the conclusion of the Jackals' six-game home stand. >>

Jackals Fall to Nailers

The Elmira Jackals lost a hard-fought battle 4-2 to the Wheeling Nailers on Friday night at First Arena. The loss left the Jackals' record at 9-8-1 heading into a pair of games in Trenton to finish the week. >>

Jackals Stung by South Carolina

The Elmira Jackals had their three-game win streak snapped by the South Carolina Stingrays on Saturday night as they fell by a 5-1 score at First Arena. The loss moved Elmira's record to 9-7-1 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals play their fifth game of a six-game home stand tonight when they host the South Carolina Stingrays at First Arena. The Jackals will try to match their season-high four-game winning streak. >>

Jackals Stymie the Stingrays

The Elmira Jackals picked up their third consecutive victory by taking down the South Carolina Stingrays 1-0 on Friday night at First Arena. The win improved Elmira's record to 9-6-1 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals play their fourth game of a six-game home stand tonight when they host the South Carolina Stingrays at First Arena. Tonight is the second of three games this week for Elmira against South Division opponents. >>

Jackals Run Over Road Warriors

The Elmira Jackals beat the Greenville Road Warriors by a 2-1 score on Wednesday night at First Arena. The win improved Elmira's record to 8-6-1 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals play their third game of a six-game home stand tonight when they host the Greenville Road Warriors at First Arena. Tonight is the first of three games this week for Elmira against South Division opponents. >>

Jackals Volunteer at Food Bank of the Southern Tier

The Elmira Jackals got into the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday by lending a hand and spending Tuesday afternoon volunteering at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. >>

Jackals Trample the Titans

The Elmira Jackals rode the strength of three power play goals to a 5-1 win over the Trenton Titans on Saturday night at First Arena. The win improved Elmira's record to 7-6-1 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals finish their three-game week with a home date against the Trenton Titans tonight. It is game number two of Elmira's second six-game home stand of the season. >>

Jackals Tripped Up by Titans

The Elmira Jackals lost a hard-fought battle to the Trenton Titans, 2-1, on Friday night at First Arena. The loss dropped Elmira's record to 6-6-1 on the season. >>

Elmira Jackals Game Preview

The Elmira Jackals kick off a six-game home stand tonight when they welcome the Trenton Titans to First Arena for an Atlantic Division showdown. >>

Jackals To Give Thanks to Their Fans

With the Thanksgiving Holiday quickly approaching, the Elmira Jackals will be giving thanks to their fans at their home game on Wednesday, November 21 against the Greenville Road Warriors. >>

Take Part In Johnny Daum Benefit Skate

First Arena and the Elmira Jackals are inviting hockey players from around the Southern Tier to take part in the Johnny Daum Benefit Skate this Saturday, September 8 at First Arena's Rec Rink. >>

Jackals Announce Single-Game Ticket On-Sale Date

The Elmira Jackals announced today that single-game tickets for the 2012-13 will go on sale Friday, September 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. >>

MMA Fights Coming to First Arena

Fight fans in the Twin Tiers will have a chance to experience the thrills and excitement of mixed martial arts fighting when First Arena hosts "Art of Combat" this September. >>

Are You In for Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap In Presented by TLC Limo

First Arena is bringing the wonderful world of craft brews to the Twin Tiers on Saturday, September 22, 2012 with the inaugural Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap In presented by TLC Limo. >>

First Arena to host Southside High School pops concert

The annual Southside High School Pops Concert will be held on Friday, June 1 at 6 p.m. at First Arena. Tickets are on sale now for $10 or $15 per person in the Cabaret Seating Section or $5 for general admission. Visit SHSBoxOffice.com or call Ryan Alo at (607) 735-3529 to reserve your seats. >>

First Arena to hold spa and patio furniture sale this weekend

First Arena will host a spa and outdoor patio sale this Friday through Sunday. The sale is free of charge to the general public. >>

Shrine Circus to perform three times at First Arena

The Shrine Circus presented by Hannaford will have three shows this year at First Arena on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. >>

TNA Wrestling to invade First Arena

TNA Wrestling will bring its Impact Wrestling World Tour to First Arena for the second-straight year on Friday, Mar. 23, at 7:30 p.m. >>

October rec rink calendar now online

The October calendar for the First Arena Recreational Rink is now online. >>

Jackals to hold hockey equipment sale this Saturday

The Elmira Jackals will hold a hockey equipment sale this Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the First Arena main floor. The public is invited to attend the sale free of charge. >>

September rec rink calendar online

The First Arena Rec Rink calendar for the month of September is now online. >>

Graduation season hits First Arena

First Arena will be home to local-area high school and college graduations over the next few weeks. >>

First Arena to host hot tub and spa liquidation

First Arena in downtown Elmira, N.Y. will host a host a hot tub, spa, and swim spa factory-direct inventory liquidation sale on Friday, May 13, Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. >>

Star-studded card set for TNA Wrestling on Friday

TNA Wrestling will feature an action-packed, star-studded card that will include three world-championship matches on Friday night at First Arena. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling (607) 734-7825, visiting the First Arena Box Office starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, or logging onto FirstArena.com. >>

TNA Wrestling to invade First Arena this Friday!

TNA Wrestling presented by Cole & Burd Automotive comes to First Arena this Friday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. >>

Wine on Ice This Weekend

WENY TV's Wine on Ice will host three sessions at First Arena on Friday, January 21 and Saturday, January 22. >>

TNA Wrestling on Feb. 11

TNA Wrestling will be at First Arena on Friday, Feb. 11. >>

Harlem Globetrotters on Feb. 1

Experience the fun of the Harlem Globetrotters on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at First Arena. >>

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