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Oldcat

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About Oldcat

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  • Birthday 02/17/1961

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    Milton florida
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    Pensacola Ice Flyers

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  1. New ECHL cap numbers. According to ECHL Stats on Twitter. If the link won't open, here are the numbers. @EchlStats: ECHL has a new 5 year (7/1/18 - 6/30/23) Collective Bargaining Agreement. New salary cap numbers. Average weekly salary (based on 20 players) goes from $650 in 18-19 to $705 in 22-23.Salary Cap (weekly)18-19: $13,000 19-20: $13,30020-21: $13,60021-22: $13,90022-23: $14,100
  2. Here you go. Two of the pics in the link. Ice Flyers Fan Club provided a gift basket and best wishes to Will Smith at Saturday's game.
  3. Quad City is about 100 miles from Peoria. MALLARDS TO CEASE OPERATIONS AFTER SEASON By: Mallards Communications Staff 03/13/2018 7:00 AM The Quad City Mallards will cease operations following the end of the current season, Mallards owner Jordan Melville announced today. The Mallards have informed the ECHL of their decision to withdraw their membership in the league. “This was an extraordinarily difficult decision to reach and one that I arrived at only after lengthy deliberation and a lot of soul searching,” said Melville. “In the end it became clear I would no longer be able to make the financial commitment required for the team to continue and that, as hard as it was to reach this conclusion, the time has come to cease operations.” Melville took over ownership of the Mallards in 2012 and two years later guided the team through its transition to the ECHL. “As sad as it is to reach the end of this road, the five-plus years I have owned the Mallards have been a remarkable experience and I am incredibly thankful to our fans for their tremendous support during that time and our players and staff for their tireless efforts. The TaxSlayer Center has been a great partner and I owe a great deal of gratitude to all of our partners as well as the Quad Cities as whole. I will always be grateful for the time I’ve been able to spend in the Quad Cities over the last five years. The Mallards have 11 total regular season games remaining and five home games left to play. They will finish the regular season with a home game on Saturday night, April 7. “We will make certain that all of our commitments to our partners, ticket holders and other stake holders are honored,” said Melville. “We will also work hard to insure that fans attending each of our remaining home games will have the same kind of memorable experience they’ve come to expect from a night of Mallards hockey. On the ice, I am confident our team put will forth the utmost effort to win as many of our remaining games as possible.” The Mallards’ successful history has seen them qualify for the playoffs the last five years and while the team has struggled on the ice this season, its longer term legacy includes three league championships and a tradition of winning hockey seldom matched in the sport. Likewise, the franchise has built a proud history in the community through its long term support of Quad Cities charities and nonprofit groups including the Genesis Health Services Foundation, the United Way and an array of others. Inquiries regarding the team or related to its halt in operations can be directed to Brian Lavelle, the Mallards’ director of communications, broadcasting and team services, and Kess Gedye, the club’s director of finance and administration, at 309-277-1364.
  4. Here is the link to an early season thread about the new arena proposals discussed.
  5. Nice article/op-ed. They found the leak. http://www.pnj.com/story/sports/2018/02/15/ice-flyers-loyal-fans-deserve-better-than-what-bay-center-has-offer-vilona/341467002/
  6. Last night's news story. http://weartv.com/sports/content/weekend-ice-flyers-games-canceled-due-to-unsafe-ice-conditions
  7. More info from owner Greg Harris today. http://podcast.newsradio1620.com/post/4925/Greg_Harris_-_Owner_of_the_Pensacola_Ice_Flyers.html
  8. http://www.pnj.com/story/sports/hockey/pensacola-ice-flyers/2018/02/14/faulty-ice-machine-forces-ice-flyers-call-off-three-game-weekend-homestand/337821002/
  9. I never thought the ice looked good this season. It was coming out after this weekend for Pensacon. Hopefully the issue will be resolved before they put the ice back in.
  10. Ice Flyers Games Postponed This Weekend Due To Ice Conditions PENSACOLA, Fla. (February 14, 2018) - Due to unforeseen and unsafe ice conditions at the Pensacola Bay Center, the Pensacola Ice Flyers in accordance with the Mississippi RiverKings, Birmingham Bulls and the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced today the postponement of the Ice Flyers’ home games scheduled for Friday, February 16; Saturday, February 17; and Sunday, February 18. The three home games will be rescheduled for later dates which will be announced as soon as the dates are confirmed. All tickets purchased for this weekend’s games are still valid for the corresponding new game dates. If coming to the rescheduled game is not possible, tickets can be exchanged for a future regular season game. All exchanges can be done at the Bay Center Box Office in person Monday to Friday 10 a.m. To 4 p.m. Full refunds are another option available to those who purchased tickets for this weekend's games. Refunds have to be issued from where the tickets were purchased. For example: if tickets were purchased online at Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster must issue the refund; if tickets were purchased at the Bay Center Box Office, the Box Office must issue the refund. "This is an unfortunate set of circumstances and we apologize for any inconvenience," Ice Flyers owner Greg Harris. "We will be receiving regular updates from SMG, the Bay Center's management company, as they work to resolve the issues with the ice as soon as possible so that it does not affect any more games beyond this weekend. We ask that fans stay tune for updates in regards to the rescheduled games through our mobile app, social media and website."
  11. Oldcat

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    The Day Before Valentine's Day Massacre.
  12. I bought a ticket and attended the Rangers versus Golden Knights in Vegas last Sunday. I expected to see combat between the elite rapid deployment force of the US Army and the Army's elite parachute demonstration team. Sadly it was just an NHL game. The parachute team won 2-1.
  13. I believe there is some mechanism, in the contract between the team and the arena, to compensate the team for the schedule change.
  14. A bit of fence damage is all I had. Power stayed on. Some damage from downed trees and storm surge reported around Pensacola. Very sparse.
  15. My property is mostly secured. I'll finish the rest in the morning. Spend the rest of Saturday watching hockey until the power goes out. Waiting on Nate in Milton, Florida.
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