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Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault, second from right, celebrates after scoring past Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer during the first period Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

NHL Arena COVID Protocols That Fans
Can Expect for the 2021–2022 Season

Every NHL team will be at full capacity for home games for the rest of the season — with nearly half the league mandating either proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test for fans to attend games. Below is the full rundown on each team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, […]

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ASM Global Extends Agreement to Manage BMO Harris Bank Center

ASM Global has been selected to continue management of the BMO Harris Bank Center and the Coronado Theater in Rockford, Illinois, and will work on the BMO Center’s renovation project along with the city of Rockford, Rockford Area Venues & Entertainment Authority, Chicago Blackhawks and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Under the […]

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Richmond Area Mall Redevelopment Has Hockey Arena in Plans

Officials in the Richmond Region have unveiled plans to have a two-rink indoor hockey facility as part of its overall plans for a 100,000-square-foot mixed-use district on the site of a former mall in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The venue, built on the site of the former Spring Rock Green shopping area, would house two National […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. OLYMPICS: Foreign Fans Banned by Beijing Organizers Posted: Thursday, September 30 The organizers […]

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Washington Capitals Announce Caesars as First-Ever Jersey Patch Partner in NHL

The Washington Capitals and Caesars Entertainment have announced a multi-year partnership agreement that makes the Capitals the first team in the National Hockey League to agree to put a sponsor logo jerseys beginning with the 2022-23 season as part of the league’s Jersey Advertising Program. Caesars Sportsbook will have its logo worn on the Capitals […]

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Coyotes Release Proposed Look for Tempe Arena, Entertainment District

The Arizona Coyotes released the first renderings for its proposed $1.7 billion mixed-use entertainment district in Tempe, Arizona, that will be anchored by a new hockey arena for the team to call home. Renderings include proposed restaurants, shops and apartments on a 46-acre tract of land. The area along Tempe Town Lake would also include […]

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2022 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic Features Maple Leafs, Sabres

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres will face off in the 2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic on March 13, 2022, at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The Heritage Classic returns to the NHL regular-season schedule after games in 2019 in Regina, 2016 in Winnipeg, 2014 in Vancouver, 2011 in Calgary and 2003 […]

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Arizona Coyotes Working Toward Acquiring Land for Tempe Arena

The Arizona Coyotes have submitted a bid for what could be its next permanent home in the drawn-out saga involving one of the National Hockey League’s franchises and the arena that has said this upcoming NHL season will be its last hosting the team. The city of Tempe received a response before its Thursday deadline […]

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Steve Fraser Named Coachella Valley Arena President

Oak View Group has named Steve Fraser as president of Coachella Valley Arena and its to-be-named American Hockey League expansion team that will be based in Palm Desert, California, as the top affiliate of the newest National Hockey League team, the Seattle Kraken. Prior to joining OVG, Fraser served as vice president of business operations […]

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New Venue Becomes Enmarket Arena in Savannah, Georgia

Enmarket, a chain of convenience stores in the Southeast, has signed a 15-year naming rights deal for the new arena in Savannah, Georgia, that will open in January and be run by Oak View Group. The 9,500-seat venue costs $165 million. It will be home to a future ECHL expansion team plus concerts and other […]

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