Aviator Sports & Events Center
Hangar 5 · Floyd Bennett Field
Brooklyn, NY 11234
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
AVIATOR SPORTS AND EVENTS CENTER ANNOUNCES
NY A's Hockey Team Moving to Federal League
6 Teams Start Training in October
60 Game Schedule Begins in November
Brooklyn, New York - March 26, 2010 - Aviator Sports & Events Center is proud to announce their New York Aviators Single "A" professional hockey team has joined the Federal Hockey League (www.thefederalhockeyleague.com), an international professional hockey association.
This will be the third season of professional hockey in Brooklyn. The undefeated New York A's will host 30 home games, which will be held primarily on Friday and Saturday nights so that families can easily attend.
Six teams will compete - from Akwesasne, Canada to Brooklyn, New York - with 3 teams in upstate NY, and another in Danbury, CT.
"The Federal Hockey League is pleased to welcome the Aviators to the league. We are impressed with the Aviator organization and their facility; they are a strong franchise with a great track record of professionalism. We look forward to a bright future together," says Don Kirnan, Commissioner of the Federal Hockey League.
"We are very excited to join the FHL," says Rob Miller, Head Coach and President of the New York Aviators. "The league not only increases competition, but also helps broaden community outreach."
Training camp starts on October 24 and the regular 60-game season starts November 5.