The City of Cranbrook and the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club are pleased to announce that they have entered into a new lease agreement with no exit clause that will see the Kootenay ICE remain as long-term tenants in Cranbrook's Recplex.
Mayor Scott Manjak commented, "City Council is very pleased with this new lease agreement and the renewal of our business relationship with the Kootenay ICE, who are important contributors to the economic wellbeing of our community."
Jeff Chynoweth, President/General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club says, "I am extremely excited about today's announcement. It has always been our number one goal to remain in Cranbrook and this new lease will ensure that stability for the next 15 years. We are also very excited about our partnership with the City of Cranbrook and look forward to working with them on many exciting new projects in the future."
Cranbrook is proud to be the host city of the Kootenay ICE, 2000 league champions of the world-renowned Western Hockey League, and 2002 Memorial Cup champions.