Palm Springs a ‘critical piece’ for Seattle

A 10,000-seat arena being built in downtown Palm Springs will also have an adjacent training center the AHL team will be headquartered in — with both facilities providing two sheets of ice for use by the team and community.

AHL expanding to Palm Springs in 2021-22

The AHL’s 32nd team will be located in Palm Springs, Calif., and will begin play as the primary development affiliate of the NHL’s expansion Seattle franchise in the fall of 2021.