The Mississauga Steelheads hockey club has announced that they plan on relocating to Brampton at the end of this season. On Wednesday the team released the following statement, shocking junior hockey in the province:
The Mississauga Steelheads are excited to announce a significant development in our team’s history. After careful consideration and extensive discussions, we are in the process of conducting the necessary due diligence to relocate our team to Brampton for the 2024/2025 Ontario Hockey League season.
This move marks a strategic decision aimed at enhancing our team’s growth and expanding our fan base. Brampton’s vibrant diverse community and its growing hockey fan base present a thrilling new chapter for the Steelheads, offering our players, staff, and fans a fresh and dynamic environment.
We are currently working closely with all stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition and with the OHL, as any relocation is subject to the approval of the OHL Board of Governors. Our commitment to our fans and partners remains unwavering during this transition period. We are incredibly grateful for the support and loyalty shown by the Mississauga community over the years and aim to maintain strong ties with the city.
SOURCE Mississauga Steelheads