BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Sea Wolves announced that, despite not being able to play in 2006-07, they were able to donate almost $50,000 in goods and services to assist fundraising for local charitable causes.
The team also announced that it has developed The Mississippi Sea Wolves Foundation, a non-profit organization that will not only raise funds for local non-profit agencies, but will also operate its own community programs.
The Sea Wolves are the ECHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.
After being forced by Hurricane Katrina to wait two seasons, Mississippi will finally be able to celebrate its “Decade in the Den” on Oct. 27 when it hosts Reading. The Sea Wolves have sold the most season tickets in team history as fans eagerly anticipate their return to the ice at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum for the first time since Apr. 15, 2005.
Located in Biloxi, the Sea Wolves had a Voluntary Suspension each of the last two seasons under the ECHL’s hardship provisions after the arena and the team office housed within suffered extensive damage.