Complete 2021-2022 Knoxville Ice Bears schedule released

Ice Bears

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Southern Professional Hockey League has released the full 2021-2022 regular season schedule. The Knoxville Ice Bears will take on a brand-new foe in the coming season as the competition returns to a full 56-game schedule.

The league’s 18th season will feature 11 total teams after the COVID-19 pandemic restricted the 20-21 SPHL season to a 42-game schedule with five total teams competing. The Evansville Thunderbolts, Fayetteville Marksmen, Peoria Rivermen Quad City Storm and Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs return after a 1-year hiatus while the Vermillion County Bobcats join as the league’s newest expansion franchise.

The puck drops on the Ice Bears season at home on October 15 against the Macon Mayhem. They’ll play four of their first five matches in Knoxville before a stretch that will see Ice Bears on the road in 10 of the following 13 games.

The Ice Bears’ regular season schedule will conclude on Saturday, April 9.

The Ice Bears home schedule consists of 12 Friday games, 9 Saturday games, 4 on Sunday, two on Thursday and one on Wednesday. All night games will start at 7:35 pm, while the puck will drop at 3:00 pm on Sundays but are subject to change.

Full 2021-2022 schedule

  • Friday October 15, 2021 Macon @ Knoxville
  • Friday October 22, 2021 Knoxville @ Birmingham
  • Saturday October 30, 2021 Roanoke @ Knoxville
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 Huntsville @ Knoxville
  • Friday November 5, 2021 Fayetteville @ Knoxville
  • Saturday November 6, 2021 Knoxville @ Fayetteville
  • Sunday November 7, 2021 Knoxville @ Fayetteville
  • Wednesday November 10, 2021 Knoxville @ Huntsville
  • Friday November 12, 2021 Knoxville @ Evansville
  • Saturday November 13, 2021 Knoxville @ Macon
  • Friday November 19, 2021 Vermillion @ Knoxville
  • Saturday November 20, 2021 Knoxville @ Vermillion
  • Wednesday November 24, 2021 Birmingham @ Knoxville
  • Friday November 26, 2021 Birmingham @ Knoxville
  • Friday December 3, 2021 Knoxville @ Birmingham
  • Sunday December 5, 2021 Knoxville @ Fayetteville
  • Friday December 10, 2021 Knoxville @ Peoria
  • Saturday December 11, 2021 Knoxville @ Peoria
  • Friday December 17, 2021 Macon @ Knoxville
  • Saturday December 18, 2021 Macon @ Knoxville
  • Sunday December 26, 2021 Roanoke @ Knoxville
  • Thursday December 30, 2021 Knoxville @ Huntsville
  • Friday December 31, 2021 Pensacola @ Knoxville
  • Saturday January 1, 2022 Pensacola @ Knoxville
  • Saturday January 8, 2022 Vermillion @ Knoxville
  • Tuesday January 11, 2022 Knoxville @ Huntsville
  • Friday January 14, 2022 Knoxville @ Macon
  • Saturday January 15, 2022 Knoxville @ Macon
  • Sunday January 16, 2022 Evansville @ Knoxville
  • Friday January 21, 2022 Fayetteville @ Knoxville
  • Saturday January 22, 2022 Vermillion @ Knoxville
  • Friday January 28, 2022 Knoxville @ Vermillion
  • Saturday January 29, 2022 Knoxville @ Quad City
  • Sunday January 30, 2022 Knoxville @ Quad City
  • Thursday February 3, 2022 Knoxville @ Birmingham
  • Friday February 4, 2022 Huntsville @ Knoxville
  • Saturday February 5, 2022 Knoxville @ Roanoke
  • Thursday February 10, 2022 Peoria @ Knoxville
  • Friday February 11, 2022 Knoxville @ Pensacola
  • Saturday February 12, 2022 Knoxville @ Pensacola
  • Thursday February 17, 2022 Knoxville @ Macon
  • Saturday February 19, 2022 Fayetteville @ Knoxville
  • Sunday February 20, 2022 Fayetteville @ Knoxville
  • Friday February 25, 2022 Roanoke @ Knoxville
  • Saturday February 26, 2022 Roanoke @ Knoxville
  • Friday March 4, 2022 Huntsville @ Knoxville
  • Saturday March 5, 2022 Knoxville @ Birmingham
  • Friday March 11, 2022 Quad City @ Knoxville
  • Saturday March 12, 2022 Quad City @ Knoxville
  • Thursday March 17, 2022 Peoria @ Knoxville
  • Friday March 25, 2022 Birmingham @ Knoxville
  • Saturday March 26, 2022 Knoxville @ Birmingham
  • Friday April 1, 2022 Knoxville @ Roanoke
  • Saturday April 2, 2022 Knoxville @ Roanoke
  • Friday April 8, 2022 Knoxville @ Evansville
  • Saturday April 9, 2022 Evansville @ Knoxville

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