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Yoopers Should Be Proud As Calumet Is Named Hockeyville 2019 | Will Host NHL Game and Receive $150,000 in Renovation’s

Written by TrevStone

If you forgot to vote, it’s okay. Voting opened up yesterday and ended this morning for Kraft Hockeyville 2019. The U.P has spoken, again. Calumet has been named Hockeyville 2019. The Calumet Colosseum is the oldest indoor ice arena in the world, having opened in Michigan’s Copper Country in 1913.

Two Michigan communities were among four finalists for the title of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019, a sweepstakes hosted by the NHL for the past five years. NHLPA and Kraft Heinz designed this contest to support local ice rinks and promote hockey in communities across the United States.

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The Calumet Colosseum will host an NHL preseason game as well as receive $150,000 in upgrades. The other three communities will receive $10,000 in upgrades.

Calumet joins Marquette as two Upper Peninsula cities winning the contest run by Kraft, the NHL and the NHLPA.

All Yoopers should be proud, even if you didn’t vote. Marquette won last year, this year Calumet? #UPPower

The other nominees who’ll receive $10,000 in upgrades are Cadillac’s Wexford County Civic Center in Michigan the Eagle River Sports Arena in Eagle River, Wisconsin and Bernicks Arena in Sartell, Minnesota.

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TrevStone

Trevor 'TrevStone' Uren founded Pro Sports Extra in 2011 at the age of 13. He's hosted a podcast since 14 years old and continues to grow each month! He's currently 24 years old and has interviewed hundreds of professional athletes, business owners, and others who are shining online! Uren has built Pro Sports Extra to over 5M monthly visitors.