KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Ice Bears will open their 21st season with a home game.
The Ice Bears season opener is set for Friday, Oct. 21 at 7:35 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. They will play 56 regular-season games.
The Ice Bears are a part of the Southern Professional Hockey League.
Last season, Knoxville set an SPHL-record with 42 regular-season wins and became the first team in league history to win the William B. Coffey Trophy as regular-season champions five times. According to the Ice Bears, the season opener will include Knoxville raising a banner to honor the organization's regular-season title.
Knoxville’s opening night opponent, full home and road game schedules and promotional schedule will be released at a later time.