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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Mavericks Name Home Arena Silverstein Eye Centers Arena

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team the Missouri Mavericks announced in a press conference their home arena will now be known as the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/05/2015 -- The Missouri Mavericks, an ECHL team owned by Lamar Hunt Jr., announced the new name of their home arena on Wednesday September 30th in a live press conference. The arena will now be known as the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena located at the Independence Events Center in Independence, MO will host the upcoming home games of the Missouri Mavericks. The arena opened in 2009 and has been hosting home games for the Mavericks since opening. The first home game of the 2015-16 season will be held at the arena on October 24th, against the Wichita Thunder.

The upcoming 2015-16 Missouri Mavericks season will see 36 home games played at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena during the regular season. The arena holds sports games, concerts, and more in their 5,800 seat stadium. The last regular season home game will be held at the arena on April 5th 2016, the Mavericks will play against the Tulsa Oilers.

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About The Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Independence Events Center. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).