Seven series will take place in the AIHL this weekend. That does not include the twenty games being played festival style in Gulfport, Mississippi. The AIHL’s Southeast Gulf Coast division kicks off it seasons as all four organizations meet up for their first action of the season. The NJ Surge and Marple Gladiators will play a SaturdaySunday home and home series. A handfulof teams kick off their seasons’ this weekend in cluding the Potomac Mavericks, San Jose Pirates, and the Long Island 495ers. The league will be boradcasting the 495ers vs Sharks game live on the AIHL website. The action this weekend will be the last of the calendar year as the league will take two full weekends off, because of the holiday season.