MassMutual Center – Springfield Thunderbirds

MassMutual Center – Springfield Thunderbirds

The city of Springfield, which was in real danger of losing their American Hockey League franchise just three seasons ago, has become an unlikely success story. The new ownership group seems to have found a successful formula, offering increased value, varied concessions and enriched promotions. The downtown area surrounding the MassMutual Center has also improved, making Springfield a worthy minor league destination city. Time will tell if the AHL will remain in western Massachusetts, or if the relationship with the Panthers is doomed to fail as so many others have here in the Crossroads of New England.

CAA Arena – Belleville Senators

CAA Arena – Belleville Senators

The return of hockey to Belleville was absolutely necessary. What the future holds for the Senators will be interesting. The residents of Belleville need to fully embrace the Senators and AHL and get out to the arena to make the Senators at CAA Arena an even better experience. When near Belleville, it is a great plan to check out the CAA Arena and the Belleville Senators.

Dunkin Donuts Center – Providence Bruins

Dunkin Donuts Center – Providence Bruins

The Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Providence are frequently listed among the top destinations for fans who travel the American Hockey League circuit. The combination of a great downtown area, modern mid-sized arena, and fantastic fan support makes this venue one of the top rinks in the league.