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Thursday morning, the UTEP Hockey Club announced their 2019-20 season schedule, with 14 home games and 14 away games with eight non-conference opponents and 20 conference games.
New this season in hopes of starting a new tradition, the Miners have added 10:30 p.m. Friday night games.
The Miners open the season at home Saturday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. MT, against TCHC opponent Texas State with game two slated for Sunday, Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m. MT.
The Miners will then hit the road for their first road trip of the season at the University of Texas. The Miners and Longhorns will face off Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:50 p.m. MT and Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. MT.
UTEP will then continue on the road the following weekend against Texas A&M, Friday, Oct. 4 at 6:00 p.m. MT and Saturday, Oct. 5 at 6:00 p.m. MT. After a week off, the Miners will return home to host Texas Christian University, Friday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 p.m. MT and Saturday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. MT.
UTEP will close out October on the road at Dallas Baptist, Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. MT and game two will be played Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1:00 p.m. The Miners will host Grand Canyon University Friday, Nov. 1 at 10:30 p.m. MT and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m. MT, their first non-conference opponent of the season.
The Miners will next head west to Arizona for their first of two four-game road trips starting Thursday, Nov. 14 against Arizona State at 7:30 p.m. MT. The Arizona road trip will also include one game against Northern Arizona Friday, Nov. 15 at 8:30 p.m. MT and two games against Grand Canyon Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. MT and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 11:30 a.m. MT.
Closing out the first semester, UTEP will host North Texas thanksgiving weekend Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30. Both games will be played at 10:30 p.m. MT.
Following the holiday break, the Miners will begin a four-game homestand the longest homestand of the season) Monday, Jan. 6 vs. Texas A&M at 10:30 p.m. MT with game two scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7 vs. Texas A&M at 3:30 p.m. MT. UTEP concludes the homestand Thursday, Jan. 9 and Friday, Jan. 10 vs the University of Texas. 11:00 a.m. MT.
Both games will be played at 11:00 a.m. MT.
UTEP will next travel to Shreveport, LA for the first time in club history to visit the East Texas Baptist Tigers Wednesday, Jan. 15 and Thursday, Jan. 16. Both games will be played at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Before heading back to El Paso, the Miners will complete the road trip with two games against Texas State, Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. MT and Saturday, Jan. 18 at 6:45 p.m. MT.
The Miners will host the Texas Tech Red Raiders for their final homestand of the 2019-20 season Friday, Jan. 31 at 11:00 a.m. MT and Saturday, Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. MT.
Science on Ice returns for a third season, all dates scheduled for the second semester. Game dates currently scheduled as Jan. 9, Jan. 10 and Jan. 31.
The Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs will take place February 6-8 in Dallas, Texas at the Children’s Health Center StarCenter in Mansfield, TX.
The on-sale date and pricing for UTEP Hockey regular season tickets will be announced in the near future.
|Sep 21, 2019||Texas State||3:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Sep 22, 2019||Texas State||10:00 a.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Sep 27, 2019||University of Texas||7:50 p.m.||Chaparral Ice|
|Sep 28, 2019||University of Texas||6:30 p.m.||Chaparral Ice|
|Oct 4, 2019||Texas A&M||6:00 p.m.||Spirit Ice Arena|
|Oct 5, 2019||Texas A&M||6:00 p.m.||Spirit Ice Arena|
|Oct 18, 2019||Texas Christian||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Oct 19, 2019||Texas Christian||3:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Oct 25, 2019||Dallas Baptist||7:30 p.m.||StarCenter|
|Oct 26, 2019||Dallas Baptist||1:00 p.m.||Allen Event Center|
|Nov 1, 2019||Grand Canyon||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Nov 2, 2019||Grand Canyon||3:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Nov 14, 2019||Arizona State||7:30 p.m.||Oceanside Ice Arena|
|Nov 15, 2019||Northern Arizona||8:30 p.m.||Jay Lively Activity Center|
|Nov 16, 2019||Grand Canyon||6:30 p.m.||AZ Ice Peoria|
|Nov 17, 2019||Grand Canyon||11:30 a.m.||AZ Ice Peoria|
|Nov 29, 2019||North Texas||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Nov 30, 2019||North Texas||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Jan 6, 2020||Texas A&M||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Jan 7, 2020||Texas A&M||10:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Jan 9, 2020||University of Texas||11:00 a.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Jan 10, 2020||University of Texas||11:00 a.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Jan 15, 2020||East Texas Baptist||6:00 p.m.||Hirsch Memorial Coliseum|
|Jan 16, 2020||East Texas Baptist||6:00 p.m||Hirsch Memorial Coliseum|
|Jan 17, 2020||Texas State||7:30 p.m.||Chaparral Ice|
|Jan 18, 2020||Texas State||6:45 p.m.||Chaparral Ice|
|Jan 31, 2020||Texas Tech||11:00 a.m.||El Paso County Events Center|
|Feb 1, 2020||Texas Tech||3:30 p.m.||El Paso County Events Center|