The Adirondack Flames, Glens Falls’ new American Hockey League team, has provided more details on its inaugural season as it transitions to its new home.
Thursday in Glens Falls, Adirondack Flames President Brian Petrovek gave an update on how the Civic Center’s new team is settling in. He outlined that the team is assembling its full-time staff, the offices have been painted white and red to match the team’s colors, and that much of the work ahead will be to reach into the community and get fans ready for first game of the season this fall.
Officials and members of the public gathered in Glens Falls today to officially welcome a new American Hockey League team. It’s a boost for a city that has had its share of teams come and go in recent years.
At a press conference at the Glens Falls Civic Center, city officials and local residents cheered on the official welcoming of the arena’s new American Hockey League Team, the Adirondack Flames.
Thousands of spectators are expected head to Glens Falls for the return of a statewide high school basketball tournament this weekend. But the long-term sports future in the city is once again unclear.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys’ Basketball Championships will return to the Glens Falls Civic starting Friday afternoon and running through Sunday.
The Civic Center has been home to the state tourney ever since its rebirth three decades ago. Jeremy Heulsing, general manager of the venue, said this year, thousands are expected to attend.
In the major leagues, Infielders Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada sparked a five-run first inning that kept the Mets sailing along in this Subway Series with a 9-4 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday night.