Seven Bridges Acquisition Inc. recently signed a long-term agreement with Tier 1 AAA hockey organization, Team Illinois (TI) to make Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodbridge the home rink for Team Illinois.
Seven Bridges Ice Arena is a year-round indoor ice arena used by many youth hockey and figure-skating clubs.
“We are thrilled to be moving to Seven Bridges Ice Arena starting with the 2017 hockey season,“ Larry Pedrie, Team Illinois director of hockey, said. “The facility will allow us to grow our program and provide the best Tier 1 hockey experience in the Chicago area for our families. We are thrilled to be partnering with Seven Bridges over the long term.”
Seven Bridges also has a popular turf field used for indoor soccer, and the Blue Line Bar and Grill restaurant. The site also contains a workout area and locker rooms for the hockey teams.
Seven Bridges Acquisition is an affiliate of Blackstreet Capital Holdings LLC (BCH).
“We are honored that Team Illinois chose to make Seven Bridges their partner,” Murry Gunty, CEO of BCH, said “We look forward to turning the facility into a true home for Team Illinois’ players, coaches and families. After a long and contentious battle with the prior owner, we are excited to finally have an anchor tenant who is looking for a long-term partnership that will enable us to return the facility to its place as the best venue in the Chicago area.”