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Cyclones Unveil 2011-12 Schedule

June 1, 2011 - ECHL (ECHL) - Cincinnati Cyclones News Release

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, have announced their 2011-12 regular season schedule. The Cyclones will kick off their 72 game-slate on Saturday, October 15 on the road when they visit the defending Eastern Conference Champion Kalamazoo Wings.

After playing the first five games of the year away from U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati will open its 2011-12 home campaign on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30pm against a new division rival - the Chicago Express. The game will feature $1 Donatos Pizza, $1 John Morrell Hot Dogs, and $1 Soda.

The Cyclones, who drew a franchise-record 149,141 fans a year ago, will compete in the ECHL's North Division for the sixth consecutive season. They will battle the Chicago Express, Kalamazoo Wings, and Toledo Walleye for division supremacy.

Cincinnati's exciting 36-game home schedule features 21 contests on either a Friday or Saturday night and 15 others during the week. Keeping up with tradition, the Cyclones will offer discount beer during games that are played on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights at U.S. Bank Arena. Unless otherwise noted, all home games will once again start at 7:30pm with doors opening one hour earlier.

2011-12 season ticket packages are available NOW for as low as $144 and are accompanied by numerous special ticket holder benefits! Fans can get more information by calling 513.421.PUCK or by logging on to Single game tickets will go on sale at a later date with prices remaining the same as ayear ago - seats are just $13!

The Cyclones 2011-12 Schedule is listed below. Times listed are Eastern Time.

Day Date Opponent Time

Saturday October 15 at Kalamazoo 7:30pm

Saturday October 22 at Reading 7:05pm

Sunday October 23 at Trenton 4:00pm

Saturday October 29 at Kalamazoo 7:30pm

Friday November 4 at Chicago 8:30pm

Saturday November 5 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Friday November 11 at Chicago 8:30pm

Saturday November 12 TRENTON 7:30pm


Friday November 18 READING 7:30pm

Saturday November 19 at Chicago 8:30pm

Sunday November 20 at Toledo 4:00pm

Wednesday November 23 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Friday November 25 at Toledo 7:00pm

Tuesday November 29 GREENVILLE 7:30pm

Thursday December 1 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Saturday December 3 GREENVILLE 7:30pm

Friday December 9 at Toledo 7:00pm

Saturday December 10 TOLEDO 7:30pm

Tuesday December 13 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Friday December 16 at Kalamazoo 7:30pm

Saturday December 17 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Wednesday December 21 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Tuesday December 27 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Friday December 30 at Toledo 7:00pm

Wednesday January 4 GREENVILLE 7:30pm

Friday January 6 at Wheeling 7:35pm

Saturday January 7 at Elmira 7:35pm

Sunday January 8 at Elmira 4:05pm

Friday January 13 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Saturday January 14 WHEELING 7:30pm

Sunday January 15 at Wheeling TBA

Friday January 20 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Saturday January 21 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Wednesday January 25 at Chicago 8:00pm

Friday January 27 at Kalamazoo 7:30pm

Saturday January 28 at Chicago 8:30pm

Sunday January 29 at Chicago 5:00pm

Wednesday February 1 TOLEDO 7:30pm

Friday February 3 S. CAROLINA 7:30pm

Saturday February 4 S. CAROLINA 7:30pm

Wednesday February 8 TOLEDO 7:30pm

Friday February 10 TRENTON 7:30pm

Saturday February 11 at Toledo 7:00pm

Sunday February 12 at Toledo 4:00pm

Tuesday February 14 at Kalamazoo 7:00pm

Thursday February 16 ELMIRA 7:30pm

Friday February 17 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Saturday February 18 at Chicago 8:30pm

Monday February 20 GWINNETT 2:00pm

Wednesday February 22 GWINNETT 7:30pm

Friday February 24 FLORIDA 7:30pm

Saturday February 25 KALAMAZOO 7:30pm

Sunday February 26 at Toledo 4:00pm

Tuesday February 28 GREENVILLE 7:30pm

Friday March 2 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Saturday March 3 WHEELING 7:30pm

Sunday March 4 at Toledo 4:00pm

Wednesday March 7 at Kalamazoo 7:00pm

Saturday March 10 at Gwinnett 7:05pm

Sunday March 11 at S. Carolina 7:05pm

Wednesday March 14 at Gwinnett 7:05pm

Friday March 16 at Gwinnett 7:35pm

Saturday March 17 at S. Carolina 7:05pm

Sunday March 18 at Greenville 4:05pm

Wednesday March 21 CHICAGO 7:30pm

Friday March 23 at Wheeling 7:35pm

Saturday March 24 WHEELING 7:30pm

Sunday March 25 at Kalamazoo 4:00pm

Wednesday March 28 at Chicago 8:00pm

Friday March 30 TOLEDO 7:30pm

Saturday March 31 CHICAGO 7:30pm

The countdown to the 2011-12 season is officially underway! Secure your seats for Saturday, November 5 when the Cyclones welcome the Chicago Express to U.S. Bank Arena for the first time at 7:30pm. Contact a ticket representative today at 513.421.PUCK or log on to for more information. Fans can also get the latest team updates during the offseason on Facebook and Twitter .

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