The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today the release of the team's 2016-17 regular season schedule. The Jackals open their 10th season in the ECHL on Saturday, October 15th at Reading against the Royals, then return home for their home opener on Friday, October 21st against the Norfolk Admirals.
All Jackals home games, except Sundays, will start at 7:05 p.m.
Sunday home games will start at 4:05 p.m.
October: 6 games (3 home, 3 away)
Saturday, October 15th at Reading
Friday, October 21st vs. Norfolk
Saturday, October 22nd vs. Norfolk
Tuesday, October 25th at Adirondack
Friday, October 28th vs. Adirondack
Saturday, October 29th at Adirondack
November: 11 games (7 home, 4 away)
Friday, November 4th at Atlanta
Saturday, November 5th at South Carolina
Sunday, November 6th at South Carolina
Friday, November 11th vs. Brampton
Saturday, November 12th vs. Brampton
Friday, November 18th at Brampton
Saturday, November 19th vs. Brampton
Friday, November 25th vs. Reading
Saturday, November 26th vs. Manchester
Sunday, November 27th vs. Manchester
Wednesday, November 30th vs. Kalamazoo
December: 12 games (4 home, 8 away)
Friday, December 2nd vs. Kalamazoo
Sunday, December 4th at Brampton
Wednesday, December 7th at Florida
Friday, December 9th at Florida
Saturday, December 10th at Florida
Friday, December 16th at Manchester
Saturday, December 17th at Manchester
Thursday, December 22nd vs. Adirondack
Friday, December 23rd vs. Manchester
Wednesday, December 28th at Reading
Friday, December 30th vs. Norfolk
Saturday, December 31st at Wheeling
January: 13 games (5 home, 8 away)
Friday, January 6th at Norfolk
Saturday, January 7th at Norfolk
Tuesday, January 10th at Adirondack
Friday, January 13th vs. Reading
Saturday, January 14th vs. Reading
Monday, January 16th at Reading
Friday, January 20th at Manchester
Saturday, January 21st at Manchester
Sunday, January 22nd at Manchester
Wednesday, January 25th vs. Fort Wayne
Friday, January 27th vs. Fort Wayne
Saturday, January 28th at Adirondack
Sunday, January 29th vs. Adirondack
February: 13 games (5 home, 8 away)
Thursday, February 2nd at Brampton
Friday, February 3rd at Brampton
Saturday, February 4th vs. Brampton
Wednesday, February 8th at Cincinnati
Friday, February 10th at Cincinnati
Saturday, February 11th at Quad City
Sunday, February 12th at Quad City
Friday, February 17th vs. Reading
Saturday, February 18th at Reading
Sunday, February 19th at Reading
Thursday, February 23rd vs. Alaska
Friday, February 24th vs. Florida
Saturday, February 25th vs. Florida
March: 13 games (10 home, 3 away)
Wednesday, March 1st vs. Manchester
Friday, March 3rd at Norfolk
Saturday, March 4th at Norfolk
Thursday, March 9th vs. Norfolk
Friday, March 10th vs. Norfolk
Saturday, March 11th vs. Reading
Wednesday, March 15th vs. Wheeling
Saturday, March 18th vs. Brampton
Sunday, March 19th vs. Wheeling
Friday, March 24th vs. Manchester
Saturday, March 25th vs. Manchester
Sunday, March 26th vs. Manchester
Friday, March 31st at Adirondack
April: 4 games (2 home, 2 away)
Saturday, April 1st at Manchester
Sunday, April 2nd at Manchester
Friday, April 7th vs. Adirondack
Saturday, April 8th vs. Adirondack
2016-17 Season Notes:
- The Jackals' longest home stand is nine games spanning from March 9th to March 26th.
- Elmira's longest road trip is six games spanning from December 4th to December 17th.
- The Jackals' most frequently played opponent this season will be Manchester. These two East Division rivals will faceoff 14 times.
- Elmira plays its rival from Reading 10 times and continues its in-state rivalry with Adirondack 10 times as well.
- The Jackals play against Norfolk and Brampton nine times each.
- Elmira will faceoff against Florida five times, which is the second-most in their matchup history (six in 2011-12).
- Elmira and Wheeling will meet three times, which in the fewest total in these two rivals' series history.
- The Jackals faceoff twice against South Carolina, Fort Wayne, Cincinnati, Quad City and Kalamazoo.
- Elmira's trip to Quad City will mark the first ever meetings between these two teams.
- The Jackals have just one game apiece against Atlanta and Alaska.
- Elmira and Alaska will faceoff for the first time since November 26, 2010 and just the third time in the series history.
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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.