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Idaho Steelheads announce 2016-17 ECHL hockey schedule

Idaho Steelheads vs. Allen Americans in game four of the ECHL Western Conference quarterfinals April 22 at CenturyLink Arena in Downtown Boise.
Idaho Steelheads vs. Allen Americans in game four of the ECHL Western Conference quarterfinals April 22 at CenturyLink Arena in Downtown Boise. doswald@idahostatesman.com

Idaho will open on the road with a two-game series against the Utah Grizzlies beginning Oct. 14. The home opener is Oct. 21 against the Reading Royals at CenturyLink Arena. The regular season ends with a three-game series against the Alaska Aces in Anchorage, finishing April 8.

The Steelheads will play 47 games against West Division opponents, playing Colorado, Rapid City and Alaska 12 times each. They will face Utah 11 times.

Idaho will face three opponents for the first time next season — Reading, Norfolk and Wheeling. The Adirondack Thunder, formerly the Stockton Thunder, will visit CenturyLink Arena for the first time since relocating to New York.

All Steelheads home games will be on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with all games at CenturyLink Arena beginning at 7:10 p.m.

See the full schedule here

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