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Progress report: More UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena upgrades

Published Aug. 24, 2016

This past spring, the Wisconsin Center District and the Milwaukee Admirals began work on $6.3 million in renovations and building upgrades at the UWM Panther Arena. We've been popping in to check on the progress of the work. Here are a few photos.

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Progress report: UWM Panther Arena upgrades

Published July 7, 2016

A couple weeks ago, the Wisconsin Center District and the Milwaukee Admirals officially kicked off work on $6.3 million in renovations and building upgrades at the UWM Panther Arena. We've been popping in to check on the progress of the work. Here are a few photos.

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UWM Panther Arena upgrades for Admirals begin June 20, cost $6.3M

Published June 17, 2016

Renovations and upgrades to the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena will begin June 20 in anticipation of the 2016-17 Admirals season. The total cost of the project will be $6.3 million, of which $2 million will come from the team and the rest from the Wisconsin Center District.

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The Admirals new logo skates between fan bases

Published July 15, 2015

It's a combination between the regalness of the old, 1997 skin-clad Admiral and the more recent 2006 bare-boned version. This new logo seems to be designed to split the difference between the desires of the fans of the either, but as a result it loses some of the dynamism of both.

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Admirals left in the shadows of new arena discussion

Published April 13, 2015

As the spotlight widens on the ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and politicians around the state regarding the construction of a new Downtown arena, the Milwaukee Admirals have been left in the shadows. As of now, there are no plans to have the Admirals as a part of the new multi-purpose arena.

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Home is where the heart is for Admirals' Piskula

Published March 6, 2015

In his third season in Milwaukee, Antigo native and University of Wisconsin alumnus Joe Piskula has found that if you can't be playing in the National Hockey League, being close to home is the next best thing.

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Admirals' Arvidsson finds a home on and off the ice

Published Feb. 9, 2015

This year wasn't just about playing hockey for Milwaukee Admirals rookie Viktor Arvidsson. No, the 22-year-old right winger was adjusting to a new country while trying to take the next step in his professional career. It's all come together though, as he made the AHL All-Star Game and is helping the Ads stack wins.

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Admirals looking to build on historic run

Published Jan. 30, 2015

The Milwaukee Admirals return from the American Hockey League All-Star break looking to pick up where they left off, which was a Jan. 23 victory that secured a franchise-record nine game winning streak.

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Gov. Walker: "Jock tax" will put $220 million into new arena

Published Jan. 27, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker announced a plan to funnel $220 million of tax money into a new multi-purpose arena in Downtown Milwaukee. He said the money will come from a "jock tax" on professional athletes who play in Wisconsin.