Fife Flyers open season against Belfast Giants
Fife Flyers will open the 2016-17 ice hockey season on home ice against Belfast Giants.
The Challenge Cup game takes place on Saturday, September 3 - and it should draw a bumper crowd as fans get their first glimpse of the team in competitive action.
The first road trip of the season on Sunday, September 4 takes Flyers west to face rivals, Braehead Clan, also in the Challenge Cup.
The league season gets underway on Saturday September 10 when Nottingham Panthers visit Kirkcaldy.
Christmas could be a key time in the challenge for conference honours - 14 of the 15 games scheduled that month are against their Gardiner rivals.
Todd Dutiaume, head coach, said: “As always our staff did a tremendous job putting this years fixtures together.
“We have a few weeks at the beginning to get the guys in and settled. We have a good balanced schedule and the travel is well spread out.”
Flyers finish their season with a home-away double bill with Dundee Stars on March 25-26.
For Fife Flyers full 2016-17 fixtures click here Fife Flyers fixtures