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Winnipeg Ice: 100 Season Seats Remain as WHL Moves to City

Winnipeg Ice: 100 Season Seats Remain as WHL Moves to City

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Winnipeg hockey fans eager to see the WHL’s Winnipeg Ice play in the city next season are quickly securing their spots to purchase season tickets.

The franchise revealed Thursday that only 100 season seats remain. Deposits opened to the public on January 30 — and more than 1,000 seats were secured in just 24 hours.

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Ice Ownership Optimistic About Bringing WHL Back to Winnipeg

Ice Ownership Optimistic About Bringing WHL Back to Winnipeg

By Kyle Cicerella, The Canadian Press

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TORONTO — Greg Fettes has done his research and believes major junior hockey can work in Winnipeg, even with no presence in the Western Hockey League for over three decades and two professional teams already feeding the city.

“We spent a lot of time and money understanding the market here in Winnipeg and what it would be able to sustain and what we need to do to be successful and we came away feeling very confident in the plan we have moving forward,” Fettes said from Winnipeg in a phone interview.

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WHL’s Kootenay Ice Relocating to Winnipeg for 2019-20 Season

WHL’s Kootenay Ice Relocating to Winnipeg for 2019-20 Season

Kootenay IceWINNIPEG — The owners of the Western Hockey League’s Kootenay Ice has made it official — they’re moving the team to Winnipeg.

During a news conference Tuesday in Cranbrook, B.C., the league and team’s owners announced the Ice would make the move in time for the 2019-20 WHL regular season.

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Kootenay Ice Owners to Announce Winnipeg WHL Relocation

Kootenay Ice Owners to Announce Winnipeg WHL Relocation

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WINNIPEG — The Western Hockey League’s Kootenay Ice are expected to relocate to the city after an official announcement scheduled for Tuesday.

50 Below Sports + Entertainment chair and governor Greg Fettes, Ice president and general manager Matt Cockell and WHL Commissioner Ron Robison will make the announcement at the future site of The RINK in Oak Bluff. Fettes is the founder and CEO of Winnipeg-based 24-7 InTouch.

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