Friday, June 5, 2015

Isles Practices, Team Offices Moving To Cantiague

photo by fieldfinder

According to the Islanders official site, starting next season team practices and the team offices will be moved to the Ice Facility at Cantiague Park in Hicksville.

The team signed a 10 year license agreement at the facility and as part of the agreement agreed to hold 5 open practices, 2 annual scrimmages, and 3 public autograph signings each year.  

The team will invest 5.1 million into the facility for the necessary improvements.  As part of the agreement, the county will collect a minimum of $200,000 in revenue from the facility escalating to $250,000 by the end of the agreement.

I wonder what this means for Iceworks as I was under the impression everything was being moved to that location.  I am interested to see what ends up with this though and it will be nice for the team to have public practices again like they used to.

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