New hockey team plans to focus on community
Date: May 25, 2018
By Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel (Photo by Brianna Paciorka)
The seats inside the Knoxville Coliseum are wooden. The paint on the ceiling is blotchy at best. When it rains, like it did in buckets over the weekend, the roof leaks.
Knoxville Ice Bears’ president and general manager Mike Murray had hoped the city would replace the Coliseum, which is where the Ice Bears play, after a 2016 report said the building was woefully out of date.