IceMen Announce Preseason Schedule
EVANSVILLE, IN.--- As their initial training camp as the newest members of the newly-created CHL "Super League" moves closer to reality, the Evansville IceMen continue to move in a forward, positive direction in anticipation of the 2010-11 pro hockey season.
On this date, the IceMen organization has unveiled its three games' pre-season schedule expressly to serve as preparation for the rapidly-approaching league regular season campaign.
The three games' pre-season slate represents the most games played by any other team in the league. For the IceMen aggregation nation, its three pre-season appearances will consist of two games on the road culminated by one home appearance with the latter effectively serving as Evansville's last order of business before the commencement of the 66-games' regular season docket.
General Manager / Coach Rich Kromm's inaugural edition will embark on a two-games' road mission to Independence, Missouri where they will be hosted by the Missouri Mavericks on both Friday, October 8th and Saturday, October 9th with opening face-off for both outings set for 7:05 pm CDT.
The IceMen will wrap-up the brief pre-season agenda on the following Monday night, October 11th with their lone home performance of the early hockey rites of the autumn time of the calendar, clashing with the Mississippi RiverKings, also in a 7:05 pm CDT assignment at Swonder Ice Arena.
The pre-season game activity will precede the official opening of the regular season phase, which for the CHL will be Friday, October 15th. For the IceMen, their season will actually open the following night, Saturday, October 16th at Dayton in a 6:30 pm CDT collision against the Gems.
Evansville's grand home opening night is set for Saturday, October 23rd at 7:35 pm CDT at Swonder Ice Arena against the Quad City Mallards.
GM/Coach Kromm will open the team's 2010-11 training camp October 4th at Swonder Ice Arena with some 25-30 candidates in attendance vying for roster berths on the newly-minted CHL club.
The 2010-11 Evansville IceMen training camp roster will convene for the first time for the new season, Sunday, October 3rd, also at Swonder Ice Arena. More IceMen training camp information is coming.
2010-11 EVANSVILLE ICEMEN PRE-SEASON GAMES' SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8TH ICEMEN AT MISSOURI 7:05 PM
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9TH ICEMEN AT MISSOURI 7:05 PM
MONDAY, OCTOBER 11TH MISSISSIPPI AT ICEMEN 7:05 PM
TOTAL GAMES: (3) HOME: (1) AWAY: (2)
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