BELLEVILLE, ONT - The Belleville Senators (@bellevillesen) announced today more than 1,000 deposits have been received in the first 24 hours of the team's season ticket campaign. This overwhelming response follows yesterday's press conference where Ottawa Senators owner, governor and chief executive officer Eugene Melnyk (@MelnykEugene) announced his purchase of the American Hockey League franchise which currently resides in Binghamton, N.Y.
The team will move to Belleville, Ont. for the start of the 2017-18 AHL season and will play in the soon to be renovated Yardmen Arena which will undergo an $18.5 million modernization.
Fans can access season seats on a first come, first serve basis. There is a fully refundatble deposit of only $100 per full season seat to join the Belleville Senators season seat priority list. Details pertaining to the season ticket drive are available at www.bellevillesens.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-800-444-7367.
The Belleville Senators will bring professional hockey to the city for the first time. Belleville last had hockey at the Yardmen Arena when the Ontario Hockey League's Belleville Bulls played there from 1981 to 2015. Ottawa's AHL affiliate has resided in Binghamton, N.Y., since the 2002-03 AHL season and won the League championship, the Calder Cup, at the conclusion of the 2010-11 season.
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