#Sportsbiz Canada Weekly – October 31, 2016


A weekly digest of the top Canadian sports business news, tweets, and more. All links are curated by hand by the Sports Business Canada team. Posted every Sunday/Monday. Submit your links to sportsbusinesscanada@gmail.com.  Disenchantment in the “mecca of MMA” Following the dismissal of Tom Wright, EVP and General Manager for UFC Operations in Canada, our friend Matthew Ryder at […]

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On Location at Play On! Mount Pearl

Sports Business Canada was on location at Play On! Mount Pearl this past weekend for what was, according national director Scott Hill, the largest Play On! event in Canada this season. The Newfoundland event attracted 527 teams, over 3,700 participants, and approximately 15,000 spectators. WATCH: Hockey lovers hit the pavement for Play On! in Mount Pearlhttps://t.co/NKZqqwOnFC […]

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What’s next for St. John’s?

The St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL) currently lead the league in season ticket holders, sponsorship dollars, and merchandise sales – an impressive feat given that the league features big markets such as Toronto, Cleveland, and Chicago. Additionally, the team has sold out every single game (Mile One Centre holds 6,287) in […]

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