The long wait is almost over - starting this weekend, Evansville will once again offer live hockey at the Ford Center!

The Evansville Thunderbolts will begin their first season as the newest franchise of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on the road Friday, October 21st against the Mississippi River Kings before both teams come to the Ford Center the very next night for the Thunderbolt home debut.

The majority of the 56 game season will be played on Friday and Saturday nights, with a few Sunday games, and only a couple weekday games, sprinkled in over the course of the season.

We want to give you the chance to win four tickets to the very first Thunderbolts home game as well as some Wendy's combo meals to make a family or friend hockey night!

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The complete schedule plays out as follows:

  • All Friday and Saturday home games begin at 7:15 p.m.
  • Sunday home games start at 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday start times noted below.

(Home games in bold)

October

  • Friday, October 21st - at Mississippi River Kings
  • Saturday, October 22nd - vs. Mississippi River Kings
  • Friday, October 28th - vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
  • Saturday, October 29th - vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs

November

  • Wednesday, November 2nd - vs. Peoria Rivermen (9:30 a.m.)
  • Friday, November 4th - vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Saturday, November 5th - at Macon Mayhem
  • Sunday, November 6th - at Macon Mayhem
  • Friday, November 11th - at Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
  • Saturday, November 13th - vs. Macon Mayhem
  • Sunday, November 14th - vs. Macon Mayhem
  • Friday, November 18th - at Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs
  • Saturday, November 19th - at Roanoake Rail Yard Dawgs
  • Sunday, November 20th - at Fayetteville FireAntz
  • Friday, November 25th - at Peoria Rivermen
  • Saturday, November 26th - at Peoria Rivermen

December

  • Friday, December 3rd - vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Saturday, December 4th - vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Friday, December 9th - vs. Columbus Cottonmouths
  • Tuesday, December 13th - at Mississippi River Kings
  • Friday, December 16th - vs. Peoria Rivermen
  • Saturday, December 17th - at Peoria Rivermen
  • Friday, December 23rd - vs. Peoria Rivermen
  • Friday, December 30th - at Huntsville Havoc
  • Saturday, December 31st - vs. Huntsville Havoc

January

  • Friday, January 6th - at Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Saturday, January 7th - at Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Friday, January 13th - at Huntsville Havoc
  • Saturday, January 14th - vs. Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Sunday, January 15th - at Peoria Rivermen
  • Friday, January 20th - vs. Mississippi River Kings
  • Saturday, January 21st - at Mississippi River Kings
  • Sunday, January 22nd - vs. Peoria Rivermen
  • Friday, January 27th - vs. Huntsville Havoc
  • Saturday, January 28th - vs. Peoria Rivermen

February

  • Friday, February 3rd - at Fayetteville FireAntz
  • Saturday, February 4th - at Fayetteville FireAntz
  • Friday, February 10th - vs. Mississippi River Kings
  • Saturday, February 11th - at Knoxville Ice Bears
  • Friday, February 17th - at Columbus Cottonmouths
  • Saturday, February 18th - at Mississippi River Kings
  • Tuesday, February 21st - vs. Peoria Rivermen (6:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, February 24th - at Peoria Rivermen
  • Saturday, February 25th - vs. Peoria Rivermen

March

  • Friday, March 3rd - at Pensacola Ice Flyers
  • Saturday, March 4th - at Pensacola Ice Flyers
  • Friday, March 10th - vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
  • Saturday, March 11th - vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
  • Friday, March 17th - vs. Huntsville Havoc
  • Saturday, March 18th - at Huntsville Havoc
  • Friday, March 24th - vs. Fayetteville FireAntz
  • Saturday, March 25th - vs. Fayetteville FireAntz
  • Friday, March 31st - at Huntsville Havoc

April

  • Saturday, April 1st - at Columbus Cottonmouths
  • Friday, April 7th - vs. Columbus Cottonmouths
  • Saturday, April 8th - vs. Columbus Cottonmouths

For both season and single game ticket information, visit the Evansville Thunderbolts website.