After the messy breakup between the Newfoundland Growlers and the city of St. John’s earlier this week, and the subsequent announcement that the team would be temporarily relocating to Toronto, local fans were not expecting any sort of update on when they’d possibly see their team back on the Rock again for a long time.
And instead we get one about three days later.
WE’RE COMIN’ “HOME”
The Growlers have moved our first six home games of the season from Coca-Cola Coliseum in Toronto to Conception Bay South Arena.#RANTnROAR | @TownofCBS https://t.co/LFyL8SfCq1
— Newfoundland Growlers (@NLGrowlers) October 30, 2021
Conception Bay South is a town about 15 kilometres outside of St. John’s, their arena is used primarily for minor hockey and adult rec leagues. It has a maximum capacity of just over 1000 spectators, which is a far cry from the 7000 that can be hosted by Mary Browns Centre, but for the sake of playing in front of home fans, it’s a step in the right direction.
The team says that information about how many fans will be permitted, ticket availability and how this situation will impact season ticket holders will be released in the coming days …
Author: Dylan Murphy / The Leafs Nation