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Monarchs to open '17-18 with Worcester

Staff Report
May 17. 2017 9:43PM



The Manchester Monarchs will open and close the 2017-18 ECHL season in Worcester, Mass., as the Worcester Railers take their place in the league.

Worcester will also be the foe for the home opener, on Saturday, Oct. 21 at SNHU Arena.

The Monarchs start the season Saturday, Oct. 14 at DCU Center, and finish Sunday, April 8 in Worcester.

Another expansion club, the Jacksonville IceMen, will play at home and away against the Monarchs.

This year’s team returns home Friday night for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against, holding a 2-1 lead over the South Carolina Stingrays. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Game 5 will be Saturday at 6 p.m. Both games will be at SNHU Arena. Games 6 and 7, if needed will be at SNHU Arena on Monday and Wednesday.

The Monarchs’ home schedule includes 11 games on Friday nights, 13 on Saturdays and seven on Sundays, including three six-game homestands.

2017-18 Monarchs schedule

Oct. 14 at Worcester, 7:05 p.m.

Oct. 15 at Brampton, 2 p.m.

Oct. 17 at Brampton, 11 a.m.

Oct. 20 at Adirondack, 7 p.m .

Oct. 21 Worcester, 6 p.m.

Oct. 27 Greenville, 7 p.m.

Oct. 28 Greenville, 6 p.m.

Nov. 1 at Norfolk, 7 p.m.

Nov. at Norfolk, 7 p.m.

Nov. 10 Jacksonville, 7 p.m.

Nov. 11 at Worcester, 7:05 p.m.

Nov. 12 Worcester, 3 p.m.

Nov. 15 Reading, 10 a.m.

Nov. 17 Worcester, 7 p.m.

Nov. 18 Adirondack, 6 p.m.

Nov. 19 at Worcester, 7:05 p.m.

Nov. 22 at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Nov. 24 at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Nov. 25 at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Dec. 2 at Worcester, 7:05 p.m.

Dec. 8 Norfolk, 7 p.m.

Dec. 9 Reading, 6 p.m.

Dec. 10 Norfolk, 3 p.m.

Dec. 13 at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 14 at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Dec. 15 at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Dec. 20 at Adirondack, 7 p.m.

Dec. 22 at Reading, 7 p.m.

Dec. 23 at Reading, 7 p.m.

Dec. 27 at Adirondack, 7 p.m.

Dec. 30 at Worcester, 7:05 p.m.

Dec. 31 Worcester, 6 p.m.

Jan. 3 at Adirondack, 7 p.m.

Jan. 5 at Wheeling, 7:05 p.m.

Jan. 6 at Toledo, 7:15 p.m.

Jan. 12 Worcester, 7 p.m.

Jan. 13 Worcester, 6 p.m.

Jan. 14 Reading, 3 p.m.

Jan. 19 Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Jan. 20 Jacksonville, 6 p.m.

Jan. 21 Jacksonville, 3 p.m.

Jan. 27 at Wheeling, 7:05 p.m.

Jan. 28 at Wheeling, 3:05 p.m.

Jan. 31 Brampton, 7 p.m.

Feb. 2 Brampton, 7 p.m.

Feb. 3 Adirondack, 6 p.m.

Feb. 10 South Carolina, 6 p.m.

Feb. 11 South Carolina, 3 p.m.

Feb. 15 at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Feb. 16 at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.

Feb. 18 at Atlanta, 2:05 p.m.

Feb. 23 Adirondack, 7 p.m.

Feb. 24 Worcester, 6 p.m.

Feb. 25 Reading, 3 p.m.

Feb. 28 Wheeling, 7 p.m.

March 2 Adirondack, 7 p.m.

March 3 Adirondack, 6 p.m.

March 4 at Worcester, 3:05 p.m.

March 9 at Adirondack, 7 p.m.

March 11 Norfolk, 3 p.m.

March 16 Utah, 7 p.m.

March 17 Utah, 6 p.m.

March 21 Reading, 7 p.m.

March 23 Adirondack, 7 p.m.

March 24 Adirondack, 6 p.m.

March 28 at Reading, 7 p.m.

March 30 at Reading, 7 p.m.

March 31 at Wheeling, 7:05 p.m.

April 6 at Adirondack, 7 p.m.

April 7 Worcester, 6 p.m.

April 8 at Worcester, 3:05 p.m.


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