20 different teams will play on the first day of weekend action for the AHL as the teams continue to get into the rhythm of the season.
Some of the top games for the day include the North Division clash between the undefeated Abbotsford Heat and the division-topping Lake Erie Monsters, as well as the battle of teams from Illinois between Midwest Division rivals the Chicago Wolves and Peoria Rivermen.
Here's the full slate of games for Friday, all times listed are ET. You can find a full schedule of every game in the AHL this season here:
Adirondack vs. Albany, 7 p.m.
Hershey vs. Connecticut, 7 p.m.
Charlotte vs. Grand Rapids, 7 p.m.
Springfield vs. Providence, 7:05 p.m.
Rochester vs. W-B/Scranton, 7:05 p.m.
Toronto vs. Hamilton, 7:30 p.m.
Abbotsford vs. Lake Erie, 7:30 p.m.
Bridgeport vs. Worcester 7:30 p.m.
Houston vs. Oklahoma City 8:00 p.m.
Chicago vs. Peoria 8:05 pm