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PHF Launches Montreal Expansion Franchise for 2022–2023 Season

The Premier Hockey Federation will add its seventh league team in the 2022–2023 representing Montreal, Quebec, marking the league’s second entry into Canada as it continues expanding. The Premier Hockey Federation said the team will train at Centre 21.02 in Verdun, just outside of Montreal’s city center, while the teamwill play games in the regular […]

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Hamilton Arena Plans Extensive Renovation

Oak View Group’s new Canadian division has its first project as the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton will undergo renovations starting in 2023 as part of a new entertainment district that will be privately financed by the Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group LP, a consortium of investors, development partners and venue operators. The home of the […]

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The 164,000-square-foot indoor sports facility features with both ice and hard-court surfaces, as well as the seasonal arena — which will now be known as the BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena.

Community First Champion Center Renames Seasonal Arena

The seasonal arena at the Community First Champion Center in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, is getting a new name. The 164,000-square-foot indoor sports facility features both ice and hard-court surfaces, as well as the seasonal arena — which will now be known as the BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena. Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. announced a partnership […]

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World Hockey Championship Heading to Finland and Latvia in 2023, Switzerland in 2026

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s world championships in 2023 will be jointly hosted by Finland and Latvia after the event was taken out of Russia, while Switzerland will host in 2026 after its previous host turn was cancelled because of COVID-19. The IIHF congress approved the moves on Friday, going to the Nordic region to […]

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Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, has selected Shift4 to process payments for all of its online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions and retail sales. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wells Fargo Center Partners With Shift4 as Payment Processor

There will be a new payment system at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, making all transactions easier and faster for consumers. Wells Fargo Center has selected Shift4 to process payments for all online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions, and retail sales. Home to the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, Wells Fargo Center was […]

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The groundbreaking for the new Classic Center Arena in Athens, Georgia, included several key members of the community.

The Classic Center Arena in Athens Celebrates Groundbreaking

There will soon be a new all-purpose venue in Athens, Georgia, which will accommodate community events in several ways. On April 28, a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Classic Center Arena in Athens kicked off a new chapter in the city’s event industry. Slated to open in November 2023, The Classic Center […]

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Reagan Carey Named PHF Commissioner

Reagan Carey, the former director of women’s ice hockey and general manager for the women’s national team at USA Hockey, has been named the Premier Hockey Federation’s next commissioner. Carey’s tenure at USA Hockey was highlighted by a gold medal victory at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. She starts with the PHF on May 10 […]

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How the AHL has Survived COVID: Scott Howson on Leading the League Through the Pandemic

Scott Howson was named president of the American Hockey League in February 2020 with plans for a short transition period before assuming control ahead of the 2020–2021 season. Obviously the sports landscape, along with the world landscape, looks a lot different now than it did a little more than two years ago. Howson worked during […]

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Sharks, Predators, Blue Jackets and Avalanche Headline 2022 NHL Global Series

The National Hockey League’s Global Series and Global Series Challenge will feature the Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche and Columbus Blue Jackets with games this fall in the 2022–2023 season being played in Czech Republic and Finland. The Sharks and Predators will open the 2022-23 regular season in Prague at O2 Arena with […]

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NHL Exhibition Game Heading to Wichita

INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita will host an NHL preseason game on September 24 between the St. Louis Blues and Arizona Coyotes, the first time that the hockey league will play in the Kansas destination. “We’re very excited to bring this first-time event to the people of Wichita,” said Brian Hargrove, president of G1 Sports […]

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