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Plans For New Hockey Team In Fayetteville Are 'On Ice'

Posted July 6, 2001 8:24 a.m. EDT

— The upcoming minor league hockey season in Fayetteville is officially a bust.

The Cumberland County Civic Center Commission declared the Fayetteville Force in default of their lease agreement on Thursday.

There were talks of the Roanoke Express coming to town, but commission leaders say it is too late to bring any hockey team to Fayetteville for the upcoming season.