In a press release made earlier this morning, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) has made the decision to discontinue operations effective May 1, 2019. In the words of the release, “while the on-ice hockey is exceptional, the business model has proven to be economically unsustainable.”
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are most definitely a competitive experience that can be compared to most any Ontario Hockey League experience. The GFL Memorial Gardens is one of the best venues in the league and the Hounds are a consistently competitive team. When in the Sault, it is a great idea to check out some Hound Power.
The Cavendish Farms University Cup was held last weekend at Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, featuring the top eight university teams from around the nation. Enmax Centre also hosted the Rogers Hometown Hockey event in the east parking lot the same weekend.
The MTS Bell Centre is often regarded as one of the best hockey arenas in the National Hockey League. The home of the second incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets was originally built in 2004 and for many of its fans, there is no better place for hockey in North America.
It’s hard to imagine that an $863 million construction project is only the beginning of an urban development goal, but the Little Caesars Arena is just that. The District Detroit, a 50 block neighborhood filled with entertainment venues, restaurants, bars, shopping and housing developments, hopes to revitalize a part of Detroit that has long been filled with vacant and decaying buildings, and was a symbol of the city’s decline.
Lawson Ice Arena provides a quintessential college hockey experience, and the Lawson Lunatics are the co-stars along with the players on the ice. Kalamazoo has a strong hockey tradition, and it is a great town to visit for a weekend getaway. Consider following your favorite team on the road, or just making a weekend trip to see Western Michigan hockey.