The St. Johnís IceCaps hockey club announced today it will play its home opener for the teamís American Hockey League season Friday, October 19.
That was one of six guaranteed home dates provided to the IceCaps by the AHL for the 2012-13 season.
The IceCaps have just recently concluded a hugely successful inaugural season in the AHL, selling out 46 consecutive home games, finishing second in the Eastern Conference, and reaching the Eastern Conference finals.
ďEven though our first season just ended, we are already well underway planning for a huge home opening night right here at Mile One on October 19,Ē said President and CEO Danny Williams. ďOur entire organization is working hard to ensure that fans are treated to a first-class hockey night experience are we prepare for season two of the St. Johnís IceCaps. After the extraordinary support they showed our team in the last season, we are more committed than ever to giving our fans the experience they deserve not just on opening night, but every game night.