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Fans, some wearing masks, watch during the second period of an NHL game between the Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars on October 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Do NHL Fans Need to be Vaccinated to Attend Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NHL team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, whether they require proof of full vaccination, either vaccination or a negative COVID test, or in some teams’ cases, no policy at all. Ten teams will mandate proof of vaccination for fans this season and eight more will allow […]

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UBS Arena's opening ends a long-awaited drought for New York Islanders fans who were waiting for a new home. Photo by Jason Gewirtz

UBS Using Arena Naming Rights
to Propel New Sports Division

As the opening game for the New York Islanders approaches at its new UBS Arena, the financial behemoth that has its name on the venue is hoping to use that branding to attract new business to its latest financial division aimed at the sports market. “I was born and raised in New York City, less […]

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Oak View Group Names Verizon as 5G and Technology Partner

Oak View Group is partnering with Verizon to become the exclusive 5G and wireless partner New York’s UBS Arena, Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena and Palm Springs’ Coachella Valley Arena. The deal will bring 5G Ultra Wideband to the arenas, which will have the ability to use the technology for public safety, access, concessions, crowd management […]

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New York Islanders Break Ground on Belmont Park Arena Project

The New York Islanders broke ground on a new arena at Belmont Park as part of a $1.3 billion redevelopment project in the region, with a target of having a new home for the NHL franchise ready for the start of the 2021–2022 season. The arena will seat 19,000 for Islanders games and be part […]

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