Area college hockey fans have something to cheer abouttoday.
Utica College and the Utica Memorial Auditorium haveannounced a five-year extension of their lease agreement.
That means the UC women’s and men’s hockey teams willcontinue to practice and play at the Aud.
Both teams have been using the facility since the teams’ inceptionin 2001.
“It’s our home. Welike to call it our home. It’s a huge advantage for us attracting the beststudent athlete out there and it’s certainly fan friendly. It’s the number oneattended Division III hockey team in the nation,” said UC’s Men’s Head HockeyCoach, Gary Heenan.
Because of the increase in demand for priority seating amongseason and individual game ticket holders, the college is implementing a newticket and seating policy for the upcoming season.