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ECHL announces Preseason Schedule


The ECHL announced on Tuesday its preseason schedule of 18 games taking place from Wednesday, October 12 through Sunday, October 16.
The Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League will open its 35th season with eight games on Friday, Oct. 21. Opening Weekend continues with 14 games on Saturday, Oct. 22 and concludes with seven games on Sunday, Oct. 23.
The third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, the 2022-23 ECHL season features 28 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces playing 1,008 games from Oct. 21, 2022 to April 16, 2023.
2022 ECHL Preseason Schedule
Wednesday, October 12
Tulsa at Allen                                                 8:00 p.m. CT (CUTX Community Rink)
Thursday, October 13
Orlando at Florida                                          7:30 p.m. ET
Friday, October 14
Cincinnati at Indy                                           6:00 p.m. ET
Reading at Adirondack                                   7:00 p.m. ET
Savannah at Jacksonville                               7:00 p.m. ET (Community First Icemen Igloo)
Toledo at Kalamazoo                                     7:00 p.m. ET
Fort Wayne at Wheeling                                7:05 p.m. ET
Orlando at Florida                                          7:30 p.m. ET
Utah at Idaho                                                  7:10 p.m. MT
Saturday, October 15
Savannah at Jacksonville                               4:00 p.m. ET (Community First Icemen Igloo)
Cincinnati at Indy                                           5:00 p.m. ET
Adirondack at Reading                                   7:00 p.m. ET
Kalamazoo at Toledo                                     7:00 p.m. ET
Maine at Worcester                                        7:00 p.m. ET (Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center)
Wichita at Tulsa                                             7:00 p.m. CT (Oilers Ice Center)
Idaho at Utah                                                  7:10 p.m. MT (Weber County Ice Sheet – Ogden, Utah)
Sunday, October 16
Wheeling at Fort Wayne                                3:05 p.m. ET
Worcester at Maine                                        5:00 p.m. ET (Norway Savings Bank Arena – Auburn, Maine)
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces for its 35th season in 2022-23. There have been 727 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2021-22 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 28 of the 32 NHL teams in 2022-23, marking the 26th consecutive season that the league has affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at as well as on Twitter and Facebook.