D.C.’s public skating rink, the Fort Dupont Ice Arena, was supposed to close for renovations after this weekend — but then operators found out how much the revamp was going to cost.
Atlantic Hockey Federation (AHF) Announces Full Season Girls Division ’22-’23
“We are deeply committed to growing girls hockey and providing girls hockey with the same resources we provide boys hockey,” said Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear Sports Group. “We have an extraordinary team of women leading this effort and an amazing group of initial founding members in the girls division.”
Black Bears Sports Group Launches DuPage Black Bears Boys and Girls Youth Hockey
“Our mission is to grow hockey participation in the local communities our ice arenas serve,” said Black Bear Sports Group Founder and CEO, Murry Gunty.
Black Bear Sports Group to Acquire Enfield Twin Rinks
“We are excited to continue our Connecticut expansion with this transaction,” said Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear. “The Enfield Twin Rinks has a rich history of skating and youth hockey and we’re thrilled to continue the operations of the MassConn United and the partnerships with the local high schools and youth clubs. The Eastern Hockey Federation and the New England Girl’s Hockey League are the top youth leagues and the country and we our proud to have our United teams compete in these elite leagues.”
Murry Gunty, Phantoms co-owner, wants to host world championship event
“What the Youngstown Phantoms are for us is a chance to give young men the ability to pursue their dreams, whether it’s pro hockey, college hockey or they just want to play junior hockey. We thought that the whole framework in Youngstown of giving young men the chance to pursue their dreams should be the same for young women, so that’s why we thought Youngstown would be a great location for it,” Gunty said.
Largest Co-Ed Adult Learn to Play Hockey Program in the USA Launched
“We continue to use our extraordinary people and facilities to help grow the game of hockey and improve access for all our families and players of all ages,” said Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. “Adult hockey is a critical part of our business and I am thrilled that we continue to focus on improving the experience for all our adult players.”
Black Bear Sports Group to Acquire 28th and 29th Ice Arenas
“We are excited to expand our Connecticut presence with this transaction, as Connecticut is such a strong hockey market,” said Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear. “More importantly, I am thrilled to have Bob Crawford join our organization to help us continue to build out our hockey business.”
Atlantic Hockey Federation Announces Full Season Primary League ’22-23
“Despite the ongoing COVID challenges, the first season of the AHF has exceeded our expectations which is why we have decided to move toward full season status for the vast majority of our teams,” said Murry N. Gunty
Summit Health Partners with Black Bear Sports Group Ice Arenas
“We could not be any prouder to be partnered with a community leader like Summit Health,” said Black Bear Sports Group Founder and CEO, Murry Gunty. “We look forward to working together with Summit Health to provide their leading edge, full array of health and wellness options to support our customers”.
Murry Gunty announced as new Chair of Fort Dupont Ice Arena
The Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena today announced the appointment of a new Chairman of the Board and additional Directors. Incoming Chairman Murry N. Gunty, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Black Bear Sports Group, Inc., brings rink ownership, operating expertise and extensive hockey experience and resources to Fort Dupont.