KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A 56-game schedule has been released by the Knoxville Ice Bears for the 2022-23 season.

Knoxville’s hockey team will host 28 home games, featuring 23 games on the weekends. The season will open on Friday, Oct. 21, with a game against Evansville. Puck drop is scheduled to be at 7:35 p.m., but all start times are subject to change.

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The Ice Bears are planned to face off against:

  • Macon Mayhem – 9 games
  • Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs- 9 games
  • Huntsville Havoc – 7 games
  • Fayetteville Marksmen – 6 games
  • Birmingham Bulls – 5 games
  • Peoria Rivermen – 5 games
  • Pensacola Ice Flyers – 4 games
  • Evansville Thunderbolts – 4 games
  • Quad City Storm- 4 games
  • and Vermilion County Bobcats – 3 games

Season tickets, partial season and flex tickets are available now by calling (865) 525-7825 or by visiting Single-game tickets will go on sale closer to the start of the regular season.

The Ice Bears are four-time Southern Professional Hockey League Champions and five-time regular season champions.