Professional Roller Hockey Is Coming to Geneva Rink

By Krol, Eric | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), February 5, 1999 | Go to article overview

Professional Roller Hockey Is Coming to Geneva Rink


Krol, Eric, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)


Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer

For the next two summers, Kane County residents will get a chance to cool off indoors watching a new professional hockey team.

The game won't be played on ice, but that won't be because of the summertime heat. Ice, after all, isn't needed to play roller hockey.

The Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva will be the temporary home for Chicago's new entry in the recently revived Roller Hockey International.

The yet-to-be-named Chicago team will call Geneva home until a new 12,000-seat stadium in Prospect Heights is completed by the end of next year.

Team officials say they chose Geneva as a way station after seeing the success of the minor league baseball Cougars and minor league ice hockey Freeze.

"The Cougars proved there is a market out there," said Brian Bradley, director of business operations for Prospect Development, which also is building the new stadium. "We think the Freeze has done well. We hope to get that fan base excited about what we're doing in the summer."

Bradley said he is confident the club will be selling all 3,000 seats for every game of the season, which runs from June to August. Tickets will be priced from $9-$15.

"We liked the (Fox Valley) arena's size," he said. "It is comfortable and the fans can see the action."

Roller hockey, which is played on a specially-designed rubber surface, is faster-paced than ice hockey, with four skaters and a goalie instead of five. …

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