A message from Murry Gunty to the Youngstown Phantoms Nation
Murry Gunty, co-owner of the Youngstown Phantoms, pens a letter to Youngstown Phantoms Nation in response to the catastrophe that occurred in East Palestine, OH on February 3, 2023.
As an owner of a junior hockey team, our first concern is always the health and safety of our players. But we also have an extended local community, including player families, billets, season ticket holders, sponsors, employees and fans. As a result, we have been monitoring, as best we can, the activity and the fallout from this horrible situation throughout the overall region. We have players (and billets) as close as 12 miles from the site of the derailment. Fortunately, for now, that suburb of North Lima, OH is not considered part of the hot zone.