Illinois and Nebraska "thinking" about adding hockey.
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07-23-2012, 12:06 PM
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While I'd guess Nebraska has small interest, they would be an interesting one to watch. It wouldn't surprise me if they at least asked the question. They plan on building a 1,500 seat ice rink near campus as part of a gift they received from an alumni. Their non-varsity club team will play there. So too small for a D1 rink, but maybe at least enough for them to bother to ask.
They could play on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds where the USHL Stars play. That holds 5,100.
It also says on wiki that the new basketball stadium would hold 12,700 for hockey and I dug up this picture.
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