Oilers Get New Arena Approved
On Tuesday, the city of Edmonton and Oilers owner Daryl Katz announced the Rogers Place project has been greenlit to start construction in March of this year, and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016.
From the Oilers:
This is an exciting day for Edmonton as we move ahead with a project that will help realize our vision of a more vibrant downtown and ensures that the Edmonton Oilers remain a vital part of our city for years to come, said Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson."
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