Rio Nuevo Approves TCC Renovations for Hockey

The Rio Nuevo Board yesterday approved $3.7 million in upgrades to the Tucson Convention Center's (TCC) arena in preparation for the new Arizona Coyotes minor league hockey team.

The project will include locker room renovations, a new Zamboni, new dasher boards, an additional video system, renovation of the ice making equipment, and a new retail store.

Improvements to the arena must be completed by Oct. 1.

At a news conference today, Coyotes President/CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced that ticket prices will be finalized within the next few weeks, but they should range from $10 to $40, with discounts for season tickets.

Read more from the Arizona Daily Star.

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