CHL Loses One Team, Regains Another

By Dean Pantazi

CHL Loses One Team, Regains Another

June 10, 2011 Updated Jun 10, 2011 at 10:07 PM EDT

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The Central Hockey League has lost the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs but regained the Quad City Mallards.

The CHL champion Mudbugs were foleded late Thursday by their owner. Tommy Scott, when a season ticket sale goal with a target of 2,500 sold seats barely netted 1,000.

Scott claims to have lost $1.5 million in the two years he owned the team.

In the meantime, the Quad City Mallards have been purchased by Club 9 Sports, a Chicago based firm, who plan to operate the team in the CHL next season.

The Mallards' previous owners had closed the team down after last season.

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