Jun 27, 2024


The Reigning Regular Season South Division Champion Marks Its Third Season in the North American 3 Hockey League

(Albuquerque, NM) Thursday, June 27, 2024 — The New Mexico Ice Wolves North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) team today announced its 2024-2025 schedule for its third season in the league. The reigning Regular Season South Division Champions are coming off a record setting 38 regular season wins last season and will begin their 2024-2025 season with a three-game series against the Louisiana Drillers on September 20-22, 2024, in Lafayette, LA. The team’s first home games at the Outpost Ice Arenas in Albuquerque will be against the El Paso Rhinos September 27 and 28, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. MT.


“We are excited for the upcoming season after a thrilling run last season and are ready to get on the ice and play,” said General Manager and Head Coach Darren Banks. “We saw a lot of success last season with multiple NCAA commits and players moving up to the NAHL. We’re ready to remain the dominant team in the South this upcoming season.”


This season will feature the team’s second School Day Matinee game on Thursday, February 13 at 11:00 a.m. MT when the NM Ice Wolves take on the Atlanta Capitals. Last year nearly 1,000 school kids experienced hockey for the first time ever as they cheered the team on to an exciting victory. Teachers can bring their students to the Outpost Ice Arenas to watch the game. Tickets will be $10 and include lunch and a pass to try public skating at a future date. For more information, click here.


Anyone interested in full or partial season tickets can contact Both season and partial ticket holders receive a guaranteed seat to all 24 regular season home games and priority access for playoffs and renewal. Season tickets start at $360 for reserved stadium chair seats, and $215 for bleacher seats. Partial season tickets (12 games) start at $180 for reserved stadium chair seats, and $90 for bleacher seats. Partial season tickets will also be available in a six-game flex pack, $120 for stadium chair seats and $60 for bleacher seats. As soon as they are available, single game tickets will go on sale and will be available for purchase at the team’s ticket website.


The team has two hospitality suites available on a single game basis. Suites come with light snacks and fountain drinks, and catering options are available for an additional charge. The Land of Enchantment Suite starts at $300 and seats 32, and the Sandia Suite starts at $350 and seats 42. Anyone interested in reserving a suite for a group or special event can contact for more information.


Below is the NM Ice Wolves NA3HL 2024-2025 schedule with home games marked (Home). All home games are at 6:30 p.m. MT, except Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and the School Day Matinee at 11:00 a.m. check the website to verify away times:



Friday, September 20 @ Louisiana Drillers at 3:05 p.m.

Saturday, September 21 @ Louisiana Drillers at 3:05 p.m.

Sunday, September 22 @ Louisiana Drillers 3:05 p.m.

Friday, September 27 vs. El Paso Rhinos (Home)

Saturday, September 28 vs. El Paso Rhinos Home)

Friday, October 18 vs. Austin Ice Bats (Home)

Saturday, October 19 vs. Austin Ice Bats (Home)

Sunday, October 20 vs. Austin Ice Bats (Home) *at 2pm MT

Friday, November 1 @ Austin Ice Bats at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 2 @ Austin Ice Bats at 7:00 pm.

Sunday, November 3 @ Austin Ice Bats at 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, November 7 vs. Texas Brahmas (Home)

Friday, November 8 vs. Texas Brahmas (Home)

Saturday, November 9 vs. Texas Brahmas (Home)

Friday, November 15 vs. Tulsa Jr. Oilers (Home)

Saturday, November 16 vs. Tulsa Jr. Oilers (Home)

Sunday, November 17 vs. Tulsa Jr. Oilers (Home) *at 2pm MT

Friday, November 29 @ El Paso Rhinos at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 30 @ El Paso Rhinos at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 1 @ El Paso Rhinos at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, December 6 vs. Texas Roadrunners (Home)

Saturday, December 7 vs. Texas Roadrunners (Home)

Sunday, December 8 vs. Texas Roadrunners (Home) *at 2pm MT

Sunday, December 15 – Tuesday, December 17 NA3HL Showcase in Blaine, MN

Friday, January 10 @ Texas Roadrunners at 5:45 p.m.

Saturday, January 11 @ Texas Roadrunners at 5:45 p.m.

Sunday, January 12 @ Texas Roadrunners at 10:45 a.m.

Friday, January 17 vs. Louisiana Drillers (Home)

Saturday, January 18 vs. Louisiana Drillers (Home)

Sunday, January 19 vs. Louisiana Drillers (Home) *at 2pm MT

Friday, January 24 @ Tulsa Jr. Oilers at 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 25 @ Tulsa Jr. Oilers at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 26 @ Tulsa Jr. Oilers 12:30 p.m.

Friday, January 31 @ Atlanta Capitals at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 1 @ Atlanta Capitals at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 2 @ Atlanta Capitals at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 6 @ Texas Brahmas at 1:15 p.m.

Friday, February 7 @ Texas Brahmas at 6:05 p.m.

Saturday, February 8 @ Texas Brahmas at 6:05 p.m.

Thursday, February 13 vs. Atlanta Capitals (Home) *at 11am MT, school day matinee

Friday, February 14 vs. Atlanta Capitals (Home)

Saturday, February 15 vs. Atlanta Capitals (Home)

Tuesday, February 25 @ El Paso Rhinos *Time TBD

Saturday, March 1 vs. El Paso Rhinos (Home) *at 2pm MT

Sunday, March 2 vs. El Paso Rhinos (Home) *at 2pm MT


The full NM Ice Wolves NA3HL schedule can be viewed here (will link schedule)


A new season also means new opportunities for local families in Albuquerque to become a unique and crucial part of the NM Ice Wolves by becoming a host family for a player. Hosting a player can be an exciting and rewarding experience that often leads to lifelong friendships between the player and his host family. To learn more about becoming a host family and frequently asked questions please visit:


About the NA3HL
In its 15th season in 2024-25, the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) is the only USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior league and serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification.  The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the North American Hockey League (NAHL), is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes who have aspirations of playing in Tier I or II junior hockey and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association.  For more information, visit