12-19-12-fireantz.gifThe Fayetteville FireAntz hockey team has gotten off to its best start in team history and FireAntz fans are having a great time watching. The 4000+ fans in attendance, every game, have been cheering loudly all season as the FireAntz have the best home record in the league.

The FireAntz have a lot of exciting games coming up, during the holidays, and you’ll want to make sure to mark your calendar and bring your family and friends to the games this holiday season.

Tuesday, Dec. 18, the rival Knoxville Ice Bears invade the Crown. The former Southeast Hockey League foes have one of the longest rivalries in league history and when the two teams collide it’s always a really exciting time for the fans.

The FireAntz have had their number so far this season, winning all four games played including two blowout wins at the Crown Coliseum. This will be a game you don’t want to miss!

Friday, Dec. 21: Kids Night, brought to you by JTL Services, will feature a performance by the Mac Williams Middle School Band. The band will perform the National Anthem and may just surprise the fans with an encore later in the night.

The FireAntz will be playing the Pensacola Ice Pilots that night. Along with the following night, it will be the only time that fans will get to see the Ice Pilots this season.

Saturday, Dec. 22 is Canada Night. Join the FireAntz as we pay tribute to many of the players’ homeland, Canada. Hosting a Canada Night has become a tradition for the FireAntz and it has been a very emotional night for the native-Canadian hockey players for the FireAntz.

There will be specialty jerseys worn that night that will be auctioned to fans after the game. These are jerseys that fans really enjoy and you won’t want to miss it.

Additionally, there will a post-game meet and greet at Carolina Ale House. Come to the game and then come on out to Carolina Ale House to meet and greet all of your favorite FireAntz players.

Saturday, Dec. 29 Come see the FireAntz battle the Augusta Riverhawks.With the league’s unbalanced schedule, the FireAntz play the Riverhawks very often throughout the course of the season. That leads to intense hockey action and this season has proved no different. The battles between these two common foes have been really exciting and hard hitting. And, it’s the only game this weekend so be sure to mark your calendar for this matchup.

Monday, Dec. 31 ring in the new year with a special New Year’s Eve game. There is a special puck-drop time on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. That is, of course, for you, the fans. Come on out to see the FireAntz battle the Columbus Cottonmouths and then enjoy the turning of the New Year with your friends and family.

There will also be a cow bell giveaway to the first 1,000 fans in attendance, courtesy of Allegra, to allow fans to “ring in the New Year with the FireAntz.” On that night, fans can also bring coats to donate to those less fortunate in the community.

Make sure to come out to the Crown Coliseum and join in on the exciting season for the FireAntz this year. For more information on the FireAntz, or to purchase group tickets at a reduced rate visit the FireAntz Website at

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