Mayor: IceMen Deal is in Owner’s Hands

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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke holds a press conference Thursday to discuss the contentious negotiations between the Evansville IceMen hockey team franchise and the city.

Mayor Winnecke says the latest proposal is in the hands of the IceMen ownership. Despite the deadlocked deal, the mayor says Evansville wants the IceMen.

The Mayor adds VenuWorks is looking into options of other teams and leagues for its next season to ensure hockey remains at Ford Center.

IceMen owner Ron Geary sent out a letter to fans in the midst of negotiations. Click here to read that letter.

Eyewitness News will continue to update this story.

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