The American Hockey League has released its regular season schedule for the 2011-2012 season, which means that the newest AHL team in town now knows when its home games will be. Click here to see the season schedule. Meanwhile, noteworthy of the season schedule is that the AHL is instituting a revised playoff format, dividing the league into two conferences of three divisions each. Eight teams from each conference will qualify for the postseason. The team also has its first platinum corporate sponsor. Molson Coors Canada, which also supported the St. John’s Maple Leafs, is on board for the upcoming season. In addition to Molson, CEO Danny Williams announced a number of silver and bronze partners. Capital Motors, Eastern Audio, Fortis, and Roebothan-McKay-Marshall are in the silver category, while Calco Homes, m5 Advertising and Marco are in the bronze category. Meanwhile, gamers will be happy to know that the IceCaps WILL be featured in EA Sports’ NHL 12, but since their jersey will not be released for some time yet, it will be available as an added download later in the year.

Source: VOCM