The Springfield Thunderbirds are releasing their 2018-2019 schedule.
The American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers will have their home opener at the MassMutual Center on October 13th against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
The Thunderbirds are hosting this season's all-star weekend on January 27th and 28th.
This is the team's third season.
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