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Surge signs 2 year deal with Coast Coliseum

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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

The Mississippi Surge hockey team has reached a two year lease agreement with the Mississippi Coast Coliseum that keeps the Surge playing through the end of the 2013-14 season.

Team Owner Tim Kerr made the announcement Thursday. The financial terms of the lease were not disclosed.

"We have a great relationship with the Coast Coliseum, and appreciate everyone there working with us to help keep hockey on the coast," Kerr said. "This is a good thing for the stability of the Surge and our league [Southern Professional Hockey League] to have this lease in place."

Kerr also announced that any profit the team would make in the upcoming 2012-13 season will be donated to a local charity.

"We're delighted to have the Surge playing here and have the lease agreement for two years.," Bill Holmes, Executive Director of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum said. "This is great news for the hockey fans all of the ice programs here."

The Surge will begin its fourth season of play in the SPHL on Saturday October 27th at home against the Pensacola Ice Flyers. This season, the Surge will have 28 home games at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.

Season tickets for the 2012-13 Surge season are on sale now. For more information call (228) 313-9735 or visit www.mssurge.com.

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