ELMIRA, N.Y. – The Elmira Jackals announced that they would play a pair of preseason games against the Reading Royals as well as two preseason contests against the Trenton Devils.
The Jackals will host Reading at 7:05 p.m. on Oct. 11 before welcoming the Devils to First Arena on Oct. 12 and 13. Elmira will close out its preseason when it travels to Wyomissing, Pa. on Oct. 15 to play the Royals at the Body Zone Sports & Wellness Complex.
The ECHL Board of Governors unanimously approved the Membership Application of the Elmira Jackals for admission to the ECHL. Playing their first ECHL season in 2007-08, the Jackals have averaged 3,308 per game over the last seven seasons with 31 sellouts, including a team record standing-room-only crowd of 4,126 on Oct. 13, 2006.