Dayton Demolition Keep Professional Hockey at Hara
DAYTON, OH - The Federal Hockey League is proud to announce that the Dayton Demolition will round out their 6-team line up for the 2015/16 professional hockey season. The Demolition will call Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio home.
The newest FHL franchise will play a 56 game schedule. Following the regular season, there will be a 2nd round playoff with the eventual champion being crowned in a best of 5 series. Jack Collins, former Asst. Coach of the Dayton Demonz, will serve as head coach. Dayton's own Brett Wall will be Asst. Coach
In the coming weeks the team will be releasing information on ticket packages & pricing, fundraising opportunities and sponsorships.
Dayton, Ohio is the most populated city in the Federal Hockey League and also features the leagues largest building with a 5,000 seat capacity at Hara Arena.
Karen Wampler, Director of Marketing at Hara Arena, commented "With the return of professional hockey, the upsurge in the Dayton Stealth and Megacity hockey programs, and the anticipated renovations at Hara, we're looking to see Dayton hockey, both amateur and professional, reach new levels in the coming years. "
With Dayton, Danville (IL), and the newly announced Port Huron (MI) franchise, the Midwestern bracket of the FHL is positioned for a fantastic geographical rivalry.
The Team Owner for the Dayton Dayton Demolition is Bill Dadds. Mr. Dadds owned the FHL's Berkshire Battalion the last half of the 2014/15 season, but has decided to move into the Dayton market to fill the void left by the departure of the Dayton Demonz.
FHL Commissioner, Don Kirnan stated, "Dayton has been a strong growing market for our league. Each year there are more fans at Hara Arena and with the two other Midwest teams we've got an opportunity to develop it further."
Entering its 6th season of operation, the Federal Hockey League is one of six professional leagues in the United States. The FHL has promoted over 150 players to various other professional leagues including the AHL, ECHL, CHL, & European Leagues. The FHL currently has teams located in Danbury (CT), Berkshire (MA), Dayton (OH), Watertown (NY), Danville (IL), Port Huron (MI), and Berlin (NH). Last season over 100,000 fans watched FHL action live. Check out the league at www.federalhockey.com.
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