Saint Mary’s University recently announced approval to construct a state-of-the-art venue for the Huskies men’s and women’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) hockey teams. According to the March 26th press release, the new arena will come equipped with an NHL-sized ice rink with seating for 800 fans, plus an additional 200+ for standing room only.
The gang took some impressive trips over the last two weeks and discuss their travels. Are teams pricing the average fan right out of their buildings? Miami is FINALLY in the MLS and big events in USports. Some Mobile and Rochester minor league baseball news and Pawtucket Ballpark update, Finally, how do we feel after the big game and is the NFL dying?
The Guelph Gryphons are very excited about their new football and basketball facilities. However, not to be lost in all of this are the subtle, but effective upgrades that the university has put into the Gryphon Centre Arena. A solid OUA hockey venue, the Gryphon’s igloo looks to see more success on its ice well into the future.
The old arenas of the NHL’s original six may be history, but other traditional arenas still exist around the country. Halifax Forum is an arena that has survived hard times and threats of demolition. It has now found new life with the latest proposal, and a secure future. The Forum is not the perfect place to watch a game, but it has an aura about it that makes for a great hockey venue for spectators. Walking into the Forum visually takes you back in time, to an era of old-time hockey.