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Grrrowl release revised schedule

October 7, 2005 - ECHL (ECHL) - Greenville Grrrowl News Release

GREENVILLE, S. Carolina - The Greenville Grrrowl, proud affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers, announced today the official schedule for the 2005-06 season.

The league was forced to revise the schedule in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita which forced the Mississippi Sea Wolves and Texas Wildcatters to suspend operations for 2005-06. The Sea Wolves have already reopened their office and have begun preparations for 2006-07 while the Wildcatters have announced that they will reopen their offices as soon as possible looking towards next season.

Greenville's schedule is noticeably different than the one released on June 20th. The earliest notable change occurs on opening night, when the Grrrowl will play in Pensacola, FL on October 21st against an Ice Pilot team which was upset by the Grrrowl in the playoffs last season. Greenville's originally scheduled home opener - October 22nd, 7:05 p.m. against the Charlotte Checkers - has not changed.

Another change is the addition of a home game at the BI-LO Center on New Years Day. The game will be against the South Carolina Stingrays, with the puck dropping at 6:05 p.m.

Home games originally scheduled on November 1st, December 6th, and January 21st have been cancelled. Those dates are being made up with newly scheduled home games on November 5th, January 1st, and March 31st.

The Grrrowl will play 13 homes games on Saturdays, 11 on Fridays, eight on Tuesdays, three on Sundays, and will host one game on a Monday.

Greenville will play Charlotte, Columbia and South Carolina 10 times each, and will play Augusta, Pensacola and Gwinnett nine times each. Other Grrrowl opponents include Florida (6 games), Reading (3), Wheeling (2), Toledo (2), Johnstown (1) and Trenton (1).

Greenville begins its eighth season in the ECHL on October 21st, and will celebrate its Home Opener on October 22nd with a 7:05 p.m. start against the Charlotte Checkers. Individual game tickets went on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets at 10 a.m. today. Call (864) 467-GRRR for more information, or visit www.grrrowl.com

2005-06 OFFICIAL SCHEDULE

10/21/05 Greenville at Pensacola 1/21/06 Greenville at Charlotte
10/22/05 Charlotte at Greenville 1/27/06 Greenville at Pensacola
10/28/05 Pensacola at Greenville 1/28/06 Greenville at Pensacola
10/29/05 Columbia at Greenville 1/31/06 Greenville at Gwinnett
11/1/05 Greenville at S. Carolina 2/3/06 Greenville at Columbia
11/4/05 Reading at Greenville 2/4/06 Greenville at S. Carolina
11/5/05 Gwinnett at Greenville 2/6/06 Greenville at Columbia
11/12/05 Columbia at Greenville 2/7/06 Greenville at Gwinnett
11/15/05 Columbia at Greenville 2/10/06 Reading at Greenville
11/18/05 Greenville at Gwinnett 2/11/06 Columbia at Greenville
11/22/05 Florida at Greenville 2/14/06 Greenville at Florida
11/23/05 Greenville at Pensacola 2/15/06 Greenville at Florida
11/25/05 Greenville at Augusta 2/17/06 Greenville at Charlotte
11/26/05 Florida at Greenville 2/18/06 S. Carolina at Greenville
11/27/05 Pensacola at Greenville 2/19/06 Pensacola at Greenville
11/29/05 Augusta at Greenville 2/21/06 Florida at Greenville
12/2/05 S. Carolina at Greenville 2/24/06 Charlotte at Greenville
12/3/05 Greenville at S. Carolina 2/25/06 Greenville at Columbia
12/4/05 Greenville at Augusta 2/28/06 Greenville at Reading
12/9/05 Greenville at Augusta 3/3/06 Greenville at Wheeling
12/10/05 Wheeling at Greenville 3/4/06 Greenville at Toledo
12/11/05 Greenville at S. Carolina 3/5/06 Greenville at Johnstown
12/16/05 Gwinnett at Greenville 3/7/06 Greenville at Trenton
12/17/05 S. Carolina at Greenville 3/10/06 Augusta at Greenville
12/20/05 Toledo At Greenville 3/11/06 Augusta at Greenville
12/26/05 Greenville at Charlotte 3/12/06 Greenville at Charlotte
12/27/05 Charlotte at Greenville 3/14/06 Pensacola at Greenville
1/1/06 S. Carolina at Greenville 3/17/06 Gwinnett at Greenville
1/6/06 Greenville at S. Carolina 3/18/06 Greenville at Columbia
1/7/05 Charlotte at Greenville 3/21/06 Greenville at Augusta
1/8/06 Greenville at Columbia 3/24/06 Greenville at Charlotte
1/10/06 Gwinnett at Greenville 3/25/06 S. Carolina at Greenville
1/13/06 Greenville at Gwinnett 3/31/06 Columbia at Greenville
1/14/06 Greenville at Augusta 4/1/06 Greenville at Florida
1/16/06 Pensacola at Greenville 4/7/06 Augusta at Greenville
1/20/06 Gwinnett at Greenville 4/8/06 Charlotte at Greenville

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