Elsipogtog First Nation voted Kraft Hockeyville, wins $250K to fix fire-damaged arena – Global News
The hockey arena in Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick will be getting a much-needed facelift, after the community was voted Kraft Hockeyville 2021.
The title, which comes with a preseason NHL game and a $250,000 prize for arena upgrades, was announced Saturday night.
The community was devastated in September 2020 when fire ripped through Chief Young Eagle Recreation Centre and caused extensive damage, leaving it inoperable.
The First Nations is also in mourning, after the loss of two local fishermen — Craig “Jumbo” Sock and Seth Monahan — in a crab fishing boat accident last weekend.
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