Proposed Changes for Northlands are Great for EdmontonPosted by Gurpreet Ghatehora on
In less than a year, Northlands will become a little bit quieter. The building has been the Edmonton Oiler’s only home since the franchise entered the NHL and is the second oldest arena in the league, just behind Madison Square Garden. But next season, the Oilers will be moving to their new stadium, Rogers Place the heart of the new Ice District, which means the Northlands Coliseum will be undergoing some changes. The changes could mean that Edmonton’s northern communities could be getting more ice, and Edmonton could become a hot spot for international winter competition.
Earlier this month, Coun. Michael Oshry told the press that city council had seen plans to split the Coliseum into two levels, more than doubling the amount of ice space available in…
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