2008-08-15 / Sports

Weiner Welcomes Pro Hockey Team To Aviator


Congressman Anthony Weiner welcomed the first professional hockey team in Brooklyn history to Aviator Sports this week. Pictured, Weiner is joined by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Brooklyn Aces's Team owner and coach to formally announce the formation of the Eastern Professional Hockey League, a fiveteam league that includes a local entry that will play at Aviator, the Brooklyn Aces. Congressman Anthony Weiner welcomed the first professional hockey team in Brooklyn history to Aviator Sports this week. Pictured, Weiner is joined by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Brooklyn Aces's Team owner and coach to formally announce the formation of the Eastern Professional Hockey League, a fiveteam league that includes a local entry that will play at Aviator, the Brooklyn Aces. Weiner holds an honorary jersey bearing the number nine, the same as his congressional district, on the ice at Aviator, where the Brooklyn Aces will play 25 home games each season starting in November. Weiner holds an honorary jersey bearing the number nine, the same as his congressional district, on the ice at Aviator, where the Brooklyn Aces will play 25 home games each season starting in November. Weiner and Markowitz drop a ceremonial first puck on the ice at Aviator to officially welcome the Brooklyn Aces. Weiner and Markowitz drop a ceremonial first puck on the ice at Aviator to officially welcome the Brooklyn Aces. Weiner shows off the Brooklyn Aces team jersey in their red, white and blue colors, embodying the spirit of the facility's aviation history. Floyd Bennett Field, which hosts Aviator Sports, was the former New York City Municipal Airport and Naval Air Station, New York. Weiner shows off the Brooklyn Aces team jersey in their red, white and blue colors, embodying the spirit of the facility's aviation history. Floyd Bennett Field, which hosts Aviator Sports, was the former New York City Municipal Airport and Naval Air Station, New York.

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