Report from the Rock: The last word (for now) on St. John’s arena drama

Since the conclusion of the Newfoundland Growlers’ first homestand concluded a little over a week ago, the speculation has been rampant, trying to figure out where they’ll call home the next time they touch down on the island. Yesterday, we received that answer, not just for the remainder of this season, but for the foreseeable future.
In a joint statement released by the team and St. John’s Sports and Entertainment, both parties announced that they have come to an agreement on the team returning to the Mary Brown’s Centre, effective immediately.
In late August, the team signed a three-year lease with SJSE. In late October, just over a week prior to the home opener, the Growlers were suspended from using the arena as allegations of harrassment towards employees of the MBC were leveraged to employees of Deacon Sports and Entertainment, the ownership group behind the Growlers.
Per yesterday’s release “The investigation respecting complaints as between employees of SJSEL and DSE is ongoing. SJSEL states there were never any allegations of a physical or sexual nature. Neither players nor coaches of the Newfoundland Growlers are involved in the allegations in any way. SJSEL and DSE are both …

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Author: Dylan Murphy / The Leafs Nation

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