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**DuPage Stars Hockey Announces Exciting Move to Seven Bridges Ice Arena**

[Woodridge, Illinois - February 24, 2024] - DuPage Stars Hockey Club, a prominent fixture in the local high school hockey community, proudly announces their relocation to the Seven Bridges Ice Arena this summer. This strategic move marks an exciting new chapter for the organization, promising enhanced facilities and expanded opportunities for players and fans alike.

The decision to transition to Seven Bridges Ice Arena underscores DuPage Stars Hockey's commitment to providing a top-tier experience for high school hockey players representing Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale South, Lisle and Westmont high schools. Seven Bridges Ice Arena, renowned for its hockey first amenities and commitment to excellence, offers an unparalleled setting for the Stars to thrive and continue their tradition of success.

"We are thrilled to announce our move to Seven Bridges Ice Arena," said William Flinker, President of the DuPage Stars Hockey Club. "This relocation represents a significant milestone for our organization and reflects our dedication to fostering growth and development within the High School hockey community. We are eager to embark on this new journey and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead."

Brian Barnes, Hockey Director and Head Varsity Coach of the DuPage Stars Hockey Club, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, "With our new multi-year partnership with Seven Bridges Ice Arena, our players will have the privilege and advantage of great practice times, convenient home games, and a dedicated locker room, providing a sense of ownership and pride in their space. Additionally, having access to the on-location off-ice training facility will better prepare our players for practices and games, while also fostering team camaraderie. Moreover, the presence of an on-location restaurant adds to the convenience and enjoyment of our players and their families."

Flinker emphasized the significance of the move, saying, "One of the most important things our club has been looking for is a place to call home. My hope is that our move to Seven Bridges will continue to show our dedication to our players and their families to provide a superior hockey experience."

With its convenient location and first-rate facilities, Seven Bridges Ice Arena provides the ideal backdrop for DuPage Stars Hockey to elevate the program to new heights. From enhanced training opportunities to expanded fan engagement initiatives, the transition promises to enhance the overall experience for everyone involved.

As DuPage Stars Hockey prepares to make Seven Bridges Ice Arena their new home, anticipation is high for the opportunities that lie ahead. With a shared passion for the sport and a dedication to fostering growth and success, this collaboration promises to be a winning combination.

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### About DuPage Stars Hockey

The DuPage Stars were formed in 2010. The club offers combined varsity and junior varsity teams competing in the Illinois West Hockey League. The club is comprised of players from Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale South, Lisle and Westmont High Schools. The club, the parents and the coaches are dedicated to the highest standards of high school hockey. 

DuPage Stars Hockey Club consists of the following schools :

  • Downers Grove North (District 99)
  • Downers Grove South (District 99)
  • Hinsdale South (District 86)
  • Lisle (District 202)
  • Westmont (District 201)


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