CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi IceRays released their 2019-20 regular season schedule Tuesday that will feature a New Year's Eve showdown.

The season opener for the IceRays will be Sept. 13 against Topeka Pilots. The 2019 North American Hockey League Showcase will be from Sept. 18-21 in Blaine, MN.

On Oct. 10 the IceRays will have their first home game, and it will be against the Odessa Jackalopes.

IceRays will have a New Year's Eve showdown at 5:35 p.m. against the Shreveport Mudbugs.

The team IceRays will compete in 60 regular season games in the 22nd season of hockey and 10th in the NAHL.

During the 2018-19 season, the IceRays made it into the playoffs as the fourth seed in the South Division but pushed top seed Amarillo Bulls to the limit. The IceRays lead the best of five series 2-0 before dropping three straight to the Bulls to end their season. 

For a full list of the IceRays schedule, click here.