Northlands Coliseum, site of Gretzky's Oilers, closing its doors
Edmonton will take back and close Northlands Coliseum at end of 2017
Northlands Coliseum, the house Gretzky built in Edmonton, is closing its doors
Some Edmontonians are wondering if Northlands Coliseum could be slapped on the back of a transport truck and hauled south to Calgary. It could save the city an estimated $8 million in demolition fees. The former home of the Edmonton Oilers, replaced as
Wayne Gretzky gets ready to hoist the Stanley Cup in 1985 during the presentation in Edmonton, Alta. (Bill Grimshaw/CP). Canadian Press September 13, 2017, 1:47 PM. Canadian Press September 13, 2017, 1:47 PM. EDMONTON — The house that Gretzky
Councillors say it's the best use of tax dollars for the rink, which lost its prime tenant, the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, when the team moved to the new downtown Rogers Place last year. The circular, concrete Coliseum, located in the city's north end, was … . The Edmonton city council has unanimously approved a plan to shutter Northlands Coliseum on Jan. 1. The arena has been mostly vacant since the NHL's Oilers moved to the new downtown Rogers Place last year. "The decision to permanently close the
City council unanimously approved a plan Wednesday to take back and close Northlands Coliseum at the end of 2017. Under the plan outlined in a memorandum of understanding with Northlands, the city will gain control of the arena and Expo Centre on Jan.