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IceMen Reveal Promotional Calendar, Back to the Future Jerseys

September 24, 2015 - ECHL (ECHL) - Evansville IceMen News Release

Evansville, IN - The Evansville IceMen, proud members of the ECHL and affiliate to the NHL's Ottawa Senators and AHL's Binghamton Senators, officially announced the team's promotional calendar for the 2015-16 season today.

The organization's fourth ECHL season and eighth in professional hockey in Evansville begins Saturday, October 17, 2015 with the Season Opener and concludes Saturday, April 2, 2016 with Fan Appreciation Night.

For the first (and only) time, fans can channel their inner Marty McFly for a special Back to the Future Night on Saturday, October 24, 2015, when the IceMen celebrate the date Michael J. Fox's character traveled into the future in the second installment of the Hollywood trilogy. This is the first-look at the specialty jerseys IceMen players will wear on that night.

Evansville IceMen Back to the Future Jerseys
Evansville IceMen Back to the Future Jerseys
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The IceMen's 5th Annual Education Day will be November 4, 2015, when Evansville hosts the Indy Fuel for a 9:30am Wednesday game. Other annual events throughout the season include the vastly popular Star Wars Night on Saturday, January 16, 2016 and Pink the Rink Weekend February 26-27, 2016, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. The team will wear specialty jerseys for both of those events, as well as for Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

For a complete list of promotions, events and giveaways, see below or visit

Complete 2015-16 Promotional Calendar: (all times/dates/events subject to change)

Saturday, October 17 - vs. Indy

Season Opener - Magnetic Calendar Giveaway (Sponsored by Deaconess Hospital)

Saturday, October 24 - vs. Toledo

Back To The Future Night - Specialty Jerseys (Sponsored by Orthopedic Associates)

Wednesday, November 4 - vs. Indy

5th Annual Education Day

Friday, November 6 - vs. Indy

Youth Jersey Giveaway (Sponsored by TRCI)

Saturday, November 21 - vs. Kalamazoo

Prostate Cancer Awareness Night - Specialty Jerseys

Special Guest: Dave Christian from 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team

(Sponsored by Evansville Cancer Center & Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology)

Friday, December 4 - vs. Fort Wayne

Coldstone Blizzard's Birthday Party with Mascots

Saturday, December 19 - vs. Indy

Teddy Bear Toss - Scout Night

Thursday, December 31 - vs. Quad City

New Years Eve Party - Postgame Fireworks

Saturday, January 2 - vs. Missouri

Union Night

Saturday, January 16 - vs. Quad City

Stars Wars Night - Specialty Jerseys

Saturday, February 6 - vs. Rapid City

Disney/Marvel Night

Tuesday, Feb. 9 - vs. Fort Wayne

Fat Tuesday

Friday, February 12 - vs. Kalamazoo

Youth Backpack Giveaway (Sponsored by Old National Bank)

Sunday, February 14 - vs. Cincinnati

Heart Night (Sponsored by Deaconess Heart Services)

Friday, February 26 - vs. Atlanta

Pink the Rink Weekend - Specialty Jerseys

(Sponsored by Deaconess Breast Services & Susan G. Komen Foundation)

Saturday, February 27 - vs. Atlanta

Pink the Rink Weekend - Specialty Jerseys

(Sponsored by Deaconess Breast Services & Susan G. Komen Foundation)

Friday, March 4 - vs. Tulsa

Faith Night

Saturday, March 12 - vs. Indy

Baby Races

Thursday, March 17 - vs. Fort Wayne

St. Patrick's Day - Green Ice

Friday, April 1 - vs. Cincinnati

Autism Awareness Night

Saturday, April 2 - vs. Tulsa

Regular Season Home Finale - Fan Appreciation Night, Zoopstars & TRCI Stick Giveaway

Media Day scheduled for Wednesday, October 14th during Training Camp

The Evansville IceMen invite all members of the media out for a special Media Day at The Ford Center on October 14th. Guests are welcome to arrive at any time during the team's practice which is scheduled for 10am-12pm that day. Following the practice, appetizers will be served around 12:30 pm and the players and coaches will be introduced and made available for interviews.

Evansville opens the 2015-16 season Saturday, October 17 at The Ford Center against the Indy Fuel at 7:15pm. 2015-16 IceMen season tickets are on sale now. Call an IceMen Account Executive at (812) 421-GOAL (4625), Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm for tickets. Season tickets start for as little as $10 per game. For more information about the IceMen, please visit

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