Jackals Announce 2016-17 Promo Schedule

Four Specialty Jersey Nights Highlight Family-Friendly Schedule

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today details of their 2016-17 promotional schedule, which features four specialty jersey nights and many family-friendly experiences throughout the season.

The Jackals will kick off their home schedule with a bang on October 21st and 22nd. Fans won't want to miss the pregame and postgame Laser Show on both nights.

The Jackals will wear specialty jerseys four times during the season, starting November 11th for Veterans Night. They will also wear specialty jerseys in celebration of their 10th season in the ECHL on January 14th. Pink in the Rink returns on March 25th and Donate Life Be a Superhero Night, featuring a Superhero themed jersey, is set for April 7th.

The Demet's Candy Cup Challenge, between the Jackals and Reading Royals, returns for a third consecutive season. The first match of the Demet's Candy Cup Challenge at First Arena is November 25th.

Other highlights from the 2016-17 promotions schedule include an appearance from fan-favorites the ZOO!perstars on December 30th and you will be able to catch the Fur Circus twice this season, on November 26th and March 11th. The team's second annual Paws and Pucks Night, when fans are encouraged to bring their dogs to the game, will be held on March 26th.

Wendy's and the Jackals have a season-long partnership to bring fans Frosty Friday. At every Friday Jackals' home game, kids will receive a coupon for a free Frosty. 

The full promotional schedule and details about each night can be found at


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Upcoming Games:

Friday, October 7th: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m. Preseason Game

Saturday, October 8th: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m. Preseason Game

Saturday, October 15th: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m. SEASON OPENER!

Friday, October 21st: Elmira Jackals vs. Norfolk Admirals - 7:05 p.m. HOME OPENER!

Saturday, October 22nd: Elmira Jackals vs. Norfolk Admirals - 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday, October 25th: Elmira Jackals at Adirondack Thunder - 6:00 p.m.