Date: Feb 03, 2010

Hockey Returning To Augusta, GA In 2010

CHARLOTTE, NC (February 3, 2010) - The Southern Professional Hockey League today announced that hockey will return to Augusta's James Brown Arena in the fall of 2010.

A press conference has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m. at James Brown Arena.  In addition to local dignitaries, attending will be SPHL Commissioner Jim Combs, who will introduce the team's new general manager and ownership group.  The team will also be taking season ticket deposits at the event and invites the public to attend.

The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), now in its sixth season of play, is comprised of seven teams:

The two-time defending President's Cup Champion Knoxville (TN) Ice Bears, Columbus (GA) Cottonmouths, Fayetteville (NC) FireAntz, Huntsville (AL) Havoc;  (Lafayette) Louisiana IceGators; (Biloxi) Mississippi Surge and Pensacola (FL) Ice Flyers.

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