06/05/2008 2:37 PM
Article By: Mike Peck
Demolition has begun on arena’s southwest corner
A new entrance to the MetroCentre is being constructed on the corner of Church and Chestnut Streets. along with a new Box Office, women’s restrooms and two new elevators. The entrance isn’t expected to be officially completed until the end of the calendar year.
The new suite level is expected to be completed in time for the IceHogs 2008-09 season opener in October. The suite level will also be located in the southeast corner of
Overall, the new suite level will feature 10 additional suites with a capacity range of 25-50 fans per suite. When the suite renovations are complete, the MetroCentre will contain 11 total suites.
In addition to the new entrance and suite level, the MetroCentre is also gaining a new catering kitchen for Centreplate and a new vestibule to aid in energy savings.
Season Tickets Now On Sale: The Rockford IceHogs have a variety of season ticket packages available for the 2008-09 season. To find a package that works for you, call (815) 986-6465 and speak with a season ticket sales executive.