Winnipeg ICE 2019-2020 Regular Season Schedule Announced
Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg ICE will play its provincial rival, the Brandon Wheat Kings, 10 times during the 2019-2020 WHL regular season.
On Wednesday, the ICE, in collaboration with the WHL, announced its 68-game 2019-2020 regular season schedule. The Winnipeg ICE 2019-2020 regular season schedule is presented by MR MIKES Steakhouse Casual.
The Winnipeg ICE begin its inaugural season on the road against the Wheat Kings on Friday, September 20. The following night, the ICE welcome the Wheat Kings for its Home Opener presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions. More information about the ICE home opener will be announced at a later date.
Below is a list of all 10 games against the Wheat Kings:
Date Opponent Time Venue City
Fri, Sept 20 at Brandon 7:30 p.m. Westoba Place Brandon, MB
Sat, Sept 21 vs Brandon 7:30 p.m. Wayne Fleming Arena Winnipeg, MB
Mon, Nov 11 at Brandon 2:30 p.m. Westoba Place Brandon, MB
Fri, Nov 29 at Brandon 7:30 p.m. Westoba Place Brandon, MB
Sat, Nov 30 vs Brandon 7:30 p.m. Wayne Fleming Arena Winnipeg, MB
Tues, Dec 17 vs Brandon 7:30 p.m. Wayne Fleming Arena Winnipeg, MB
Fri, Dec 27 at Brandon 7:30 p.m. Westoba Place Brandon, MB
Sat, Dec 28 vs Brandon 7:30 p.m. Wayne Fleming Arena Winnipeg, MB
Fri, Mar 20 vs Brandon 7:30 p.m. Wayne Fleming Arena Winnipeg, MB
Sat, Mar 21 at Brandon 7:30 p.m. Westoba Place Brandon, MB
**Note: all times are Central Time**
The defending champion Prince Albert Raiders will make its first appearance in Winnipeg when it visits the ICE on January 4 and 5. The final visit of the regular season for the Raiders will be March 8.
The ICE will visit all five U.S. Division teams this season (Everett, Spokane, Portland, Seattle, Tri-City) part of a seven-game road trip that will happen in November. All five B.C. Division teams (Victoria, Vancouver, Prince George, Kamloops, Kelowna) will make a trip to Winnipeg.
In addition, the ICE will host a number of promotional games throughout the 2019-2020 season. Information on those games will be announced closer to the start of the season.
The entire 2019-2020 ICE regular season schedule can be viewed by clicking the link provided >> CLICK HERE
OTHER SCHEDULE FACTS
The ICE play four of its first five games on the road.
The longest homestand of the season will take place from January 4-26 (a stretch of nine games). The longest road trip is a span of seven games from November 11-29.
The ICE play the most games against the East Division (34). The ICE face the Wheat Kings 10 times and Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon six times. The ICE play 24 games against the Central Division, five games against the B.C. Division and five games against the U.S. Division.
The ICE play 18 games on Fridays, 22 games on Saturdays and 13 games on Sundays.
The ICE have no games scheduled between December 18-26 for the holiday break.
The only way to guarantee a seat to watch the action while the ICE are at their temporary home at the Wayne Fleming arena (ICE Cave) is by purchasing season seats. Season seat memberships can be purchased for as low as $45.75 per month and are great to share with family and friends to ensure WHL hockey all winter long!
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