Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Waterloo Black Hawks are a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team playing in the East Division of the United States Hockey League (USHL). The Black Hawks'' home ice is the Young Arena located in Waterloo, Iowa. The Waterloo Black Hawks began as a semi-professional team in the USHL in 1962, the league having started only a season before. The team''s home ice was the McElroy Auditorium. The team started strong, winning the USHL championship every season from 1964 to 1968. After the 1968-69 season, the Black Hawks went on a one-year hiatus to become the Minnesota North Stars'' top farm team, the Iowa Stars. The team finished 35-26-11 in 1969-70, one point behind league champion Omaha (whom the Stars would later lose to in the Central Professional Hockey League final series).
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. HSBC Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in downtown Buffalo, New York, USA. HSBC Arena opened September 21, 1996, replacing the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. It was known during construction as Crossroads Arena. Naming rights were sold to Marine Midland Bank, part of the HSBC banking group, and the building was renamed Marine Midland Arena before the first game had been played. In 1999, as part of HSBC''s worldwide corporate rebranding, the arena''s name was changed to HSBC Arena. This name change coincided with the playing of the first college basketball tournament game in the arena''s history. The press box in the arena is named after former Sabres broadcaster and Hockey Hall of Fame member Ted Darling.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Ottawa Auditorium, was a 7,500 seat arena located in Ottawa, Ontario. It was located in Downtown Ottawa at the corner of O''Connor and Argyle Streets, today the site of the Ottawa YMCA. Built primarily for ice hockey, the arena was also used for sports events, assemblies and musical concerts.It was built in 1923 with a 10,000-person capacity (seated and standing) to be the home arena of the NHL''s Ottawa Senators by the Ottawa Auditorium Limited, a consortium controlled by T. Franklin Ahearn and Senators'' owners Edgar Dey and Tommy Gorman. It replaced The Arena, built in 1907. The first NHL game held there was played on December 26, 1923 between Ottawa and the Montreal Canadiens, before 8300 fans, in which Howie Morenz scored his first NHL goal.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Worcester, Massachusetts is home to numerous minor league sports teams including the Worcester Tornadoes (Baseball), Worcester Sharks (Hockey), and New England Surge (Indoor Football). The city is also fielding NCAA Division 1 college and university sports, most notably The College of the Holy Cross. Other professional teams that have moved on from the city include the New England Blazers, a Major League Lacrosse team that played at the Worcester Centrum during the 1980s, the Bay State Bombardiers of the Continental Basketball Association, who played in the Worcester Memorial Auditorium from 1984 to 1986, and the Worcester Ice Cats, an American Hockey League franchise and developmental team for the National Hockey League's St. Louis Blues who played in the DCU Center (originally Worcester Centrum) from 1994 to 2005.
The Buffalo Bandits are a team in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). They play at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. The Bandits played in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1992 to 1997, until the MILL turned into the NLL in 1998. The Bandits are owned by Hockey Western New York LLC, the consortium led by Tom Golisano, Daniel DiPofi and Larry Quinn that also owns the Buffalo Sabres. The Bandits played their first season in 1991. They played home games at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium until its closure in 1996. The Bandits became the first franchise in MILL/NLL history to win a championship in its first season. The Bandits repeated as champions in their second season, lost the Championship game their third season and captured their third Championship in 1996, their fifth season. It was not until 1999, their eighth season, that the Bandits did not make the playoffs. Since their 1996 Championship-winning season, the Bandits returned to the NLL Championship game on three separate occasions (1997, 2004, 2006) only to lose each time (including twice at home). It wouldn't be until 2008 that the Bandits would win their elusive fourth Championship, a 14-13 triumph over Portland.
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium (also known as The Aud) was an indoor arena in downtown Buffalo, New York. It hosted the Buffalo Bisons of the American Hockey League, the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, the Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association, the Buffalo Stallions of the Major Soccer League, the Buffalo Bandits of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League, the Buffalo Blizzard of the second National Professional Soccer League, and the Buffalo Stampede of Roller Hockey International. It also held a number an NCAA basketball games, as well as numerous entertainment events, such as concerts, the Ringling Brothers circus and Disney on Ice. The Aud opened on October 14, 1940, and was renovated in 1970 and 1990. It was closed in 1996 following the conclusion of the Sabres', Bandits', and Blizzard's seasons, and remained vacant up through its demolition in 2009.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alfond Arena is a 5,641-seat multi-purpose arena in Orono, Maine, USA. The arena opened in 1977. It is home to the University of Maine Black Bears ice hockey and basketball teams. It is recognizable for its distinctive multi-angular roof design, which was also used in the Pavilion at Villanova University and the Brown University Smith Swim Center. It was expanded from its original capacity of 3,800 in 1992 in order to accommodate more spectators and bring the basketball team back from its temporary home at the Bangor Auditorium. More skyboxes have been added since then, so the arena''s capacity has been reduced. A new Daktronics ProStar scoreboard was installed during the summer of 2008. It is named for Harold Alfond, a longtime Maine booster, whose name also adorns Alfond Stadium, the school''s main outdoor stadium.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Agganis Arena is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts. The arena was dedicated in 2004 and hosted its first event in 2005. It is home to the 2009 National Champion ice hockey team, the Boston University Terriers. The arena serves as a regional auditorium for large events, including ceremonies of other schools such as Berklee School of Music, musicals, awareness events, appearances by speakers such as Barack Obama and Dave Chapelle, and by musical performances which have included Nelly Furtado, The White Stripes, and Avril Lavigne.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), originally called the Duluth Arena Auditorium, is an arena located in Duluth, Minnesota and has been home to the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldog hockey team since 1966.