Professional hockey is one step closer to making a return to the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Today, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum announced three neutral site Minor League Hockey games will be played in their arena this winter.
A press conference, hosted by Biloxi Hockey and open to the public, will be held Wednesday, July 14th at 3 p.m. to provide more details about the upcoming games and the push to bring professional hockey back to Biloxi.
Professional hockey has been absent on the Coast since 2014. The ‘Bring Back our Sea Wolves’ organization is working in conjunction with Biloxi Hockey in their efforts.
Member Josh Law tells News 25 more information will be revealed in the upcoming press conference where he encourages all hockey fans to show up in support. “People really do want hockey back and the best thing we can do is get the word out, draw in fans, get some of these old fans back to come back in and create a new generation of hockey fans here on the Coast. This is our chance to bring professional hockey back. We need to come out and support these games as much as possible.”
The Coliseum was home to the Mississippi Sea Wolves, the 1999 Kelly Cup champions, and the Mississippi Surge.
Tickets for the games will go on sale immediately following the press conference next Wednesday.