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FRANCHISE NOTES: IHL TO RETURN HOCKEY TO QUEBEC CITY
Published October 12, 1995
The IHL announced yesterday it has signed a lease with Quebec City to bring a team to Le Colisee for at least the next three years. The franchise start-up is currently in league hands, "while the possibility of private ownership is under evaluation." The franchise has established an office led by former Nordiques Marketing Dir Bernard Thiboutot. Quebec will be the IHL's 20th team, and first in Canada in more than 30 years (IHL)....The Bulls became the first sports team to crack TicketMaster's top ten attractions, coming in at No. 5 of the most inquired attractions nationwide for the week ended October 4. The Bulls put tickets on sale September 30. R.E.M. topped the list. Inquiries are measured by Ticketmaster Online. Web address: http://www.ticketmaster.com (VARIETY, 10/9-15 issue).