Hockey League (UHL)
County Veterans Memorial Arena
Ice Hawks Move To Glens Falls
is headed back to Glens Falls.
owner of the United Hockey League’s Winston-Salem Ice Hawks
announced Monday that the team is moving to Glens Falls.
The team will be called the Adirondack Ice Hawks and will
join the BC Icemen in a five-team Eastern Division.
Mohawk Valley (Utica), Asheville (N.C.) and Knoxville (Tenn.)
round out the division.
think it’s a good fit for the city,” Glens Falls mayor Robert
camp will begin Oct. 4. The
season opener will be Oct. 15.
Nichols, former coach of the UHL’s Flint Generals and a member of
the American Hockey League’s Adirondack Red Wings in the late
1980s, was introduced as a partner and general manager.
Ice Hawks owner Art Shaver, a Delhi native, said Nichols may
appoint himself coach. Nichols,
who had been with the Generals for four seasons, resigned his post
earlier this month.
Falls was left without a team last month, when the Detroit Red Wings
announced the team was suspending operations.
The Red Wings will move their AHL affiliate to a suburb of
Toledo, Ohio, for the 2000-01 season.