Avec une population de 31 000 personnes, la ville de Val-d’Or est une des plus petites villes de toute la Ligue canadienne de hockey. Cependant, les Foreurs de Val-d’Or de la LHJMQ sont un retour aux sources et ils rétablissent un hockey simple et pur. Il a pris 16 longues années pour le hockey junior du niveau le plus haut d’être emmené au « vallée d’or ». Cependant, en 1993, un constructeur local, Jean-Claude Babin, a obtenu une franchise de la LHJMQ qui serait possédée par les actionnaires du coin qui inclut le PDG de l’entreprise G4 Drilling, Daniel Gamache.
The year 2017 was an extremely important year for Major League Lacrosse. It was in 2017 that the league took a major step forward, into uncharted territory. The Village of Obetz, south of Columbus, Ohio and the MLL franchise, the Ohio Machine would partner on the first ever field lacrosse first venue that a MLL franchise would call home.
The Pirates are building on the field once again. Providing one of the premier experiences in baseball and a view to die for, PNC Park should be at the top of any baseball bucket list for fans who have not yet been. With increased success, raising the jolly roger will be a common occurrence and maybe a return to the playoffs will be in the not too distant future.
Although at the time of writing, the Arena Football League is experiencing a bit of a lull, the Albany Empire are really attempting to spark interest and remind fans of what once made this league great. The Empire at the Times Union Center is a great experience for a good price and a family excursion is a real possibility. It will be interesting to see if this continues and the Empire truly strikes back.
With the costs of attending professional sports, it is becoming difficult to find experiences that offer the full return on investment. A trip to Banditland is easily affordable and a ton of fun. Going to a Buffalo Bandits game will no doubt result in one thing … a return trip!