Fixtures meeting: Most important day of the season
Wednesday is a huge day for the Elite League as the season schedules for all ten teams will be decided.
All ten clubs are represented at the fixtures meeting and must agree on the dates for the 2016/17 campaign.
Once the meeting has concluded the schedule will be ratified and released to supporters as soon as possible.
It is a complicated process with each club having different business needs to suit their fans and ice availability.
David Simms, the chairman of the fixtures committee explains: