Austin Ice Bats have New OwnershipSeptember 4, 2007 - Central Hockey League (CHL) Austin Ice Bats
"I have been the majority investor in the Austin Ice Bats for the past couple of years, and feel strongly that they have a good opportunity in this community in the future. We have put all the ingredients, the right coach and players, in place to have a great season this year. For this I chose to buy out the other investors and move forward with the team," said Sanders.
This marks the fourth time in the history of the Ice Bats that there has been an ownership change of the team. The Ice Bats have been in Austin for 12 years.
Buch added, "We have had the pleasure of operating the Ice Bats during the past four years and are pleased that we played a small part in keeping professional hockey alive in Austin. We wish Randy and his staff all the best as he continues keeping the great sport of hockey alive and well in Austin."
The Austin Ice Bats organization is excited to move forward and begin the upcoming season under their new ownership. The team also wishes their previous investors the best of luck in their future endeavors.
The Ice Bats are getting ready to begin their 12th season in Austin. The 2007-2008 campaign begins October 19th against the Texas Brahmas. For single game, group, and season ticket packages call (512) 927-PUCK (7825) for more information.
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