Knoxville, TN (November 17, 2017) Knoxville Ice Bears Executive Vice President, Dave Feather, announced today the Knoxville Ice Bears and FOX Sports Radio Knoxville 1340 AM & 101.5 FM have partnered to provide a live game broadcast for select games for the 2017-2018 season beginning December 15th. In addition to the broadcasts, the station will also carry a weekly show that will feature Head Coach Jeff Carr, on Tuesdays, starting at 8 pm.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with a great broadcast partner like Fox Sports Knoxville. Now, we have a broadcast home for fans to listen to games over the air waves or through their app. In addition to the games, we have a great opportunity to have Coach Carr talk about his thoughts for past and future games as well as have players join him each week,” said Feather.
FOX Sports Knoxville will be the “Official Home of the Knoxville Ice Bears”, and will be branded and promoted within the arena and in various marketing elements promoting the partnership.
FOX Sports Knoxville’s owner and GM Nate Hodges added, “It’s very important that we are part of the fabric of the entire Knoxville sports landscape and partnering with the Ice Bears allows us to expand with the exciting hometown hockey team.”
The Knoxville Ice Bears will be home on Friday, November 17th for their only home game of the week when they host the Fayetteville Marksmen for Mo’Vember – a tribute to men’s health awareness. Puck drop is at 7:30 and tickets are available by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.
Saturday, November 18th the Ice Bears travel to Roanoke for a single game trip. The game can be seen on live on www.sphllive.com or by joining fellow Ice Bears fans at the official away game viewing location, Crown & Goose. The Ice Bears return to Knoxville next Friday when they face the Fayetteville Marksmen for Mo’Vember, a tribute to Men’s Health.
ABOUT The Knoxville Ice Bears: The Knoxville Ice Bears organization began in 2002 and was an inaugural charter member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) in 2004. As four-time SPHL Champions, the Ice Bears are an experienced and established organization, offering the city and its’ visitors a balanced product of highlight-reel hockey, unique and exciting intermission activity and endless fan interaction, presenting the most affordable, family-friendly way to enjoy sports and entertainment.
2017-2018 Ice Bears Broadcast Schedule
Friday, December 15th, 2017 Peoria Rivermen 7:35
Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 Fayetteville Marksmen 7:05
Friday, December 29th, 2017 Huntsville Havoc 7:35
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 Evansville Thunderbolts 7:35
Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 Birmingham Bulls 7:05
Friday, January 19th, 2018 Mississippi Riverkings 7:35
Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs 7:35
Saturday, January 27th, 2018 Mississippi Riverkings 7:35
Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs 7:35
Friday, February 9th, 2018 Huntsville Havoc 7:35
Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Macon Mayhem 7:35
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 Birmingham Bulls 7:35
Saturday, February 24th, 2018 Macon Mayhem 7:35
Friday, March 9th, 2018 Huntsville Havoc 7:35
Saturday, March 10th, 2018 Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs 7:35
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 Huntsville Havoc 7:35
Friday, March 23rd, 2018 Birmingham Bulls 7:35
Saturday, March 31st,2018 Evansville Thunderbolts 7:35
Friday, April 6th, 2018 Pensacola Ice Flyers 7:35
Saturday, April 7th, 2018 Pensacola Ice Flyers 7:35