ELMIRA, N.Y. – The Elmira Jackals announced that season ticket sales for their inaugural season in the ECHL are booming.
“We are very excited with how season ticket sales are going so early in the offseason,” said general manager Robbie S. Nichols. “It shows us how much our fans have embraced our move to the ECHL and how eager our community is getting for the Jackals eighth season. We think this level of enthusiasm will get even higher when we announcing the signing of our head coach and we are hoping to make that announcement very soon.”
The ECHL Board of Governors unanimously approved the Membership Application of the Elmira Jackals for admission to the ECHL. Scheduled to begin play as an expansion team in October, the Jackals are owned by Dr. Mostafa M. Afr, who is also the owner and operator of First Arena, a 4,000-seat multi-purpose facility that opened in November 2000 in Downtown Elmira, N.Y.