Partial netting removal to improve spectator experience, video quality at Centennial Arena

Changes will be made to the netting and boards at Okotoks’ Pason Centennial Arena, nearly one year after concerns were raised by the Okotoks Jr. A Oilers on the netting’s impact to their video and livestreaming needs.

On June 27, council voted 4-3 to remove 60 feet of black netting from in front of the press and penalty boxes, while also replacing the existing six-foot glass in that area with eight-foot glass.

“Overjoyed would be the word,” said Tyler King, Oilers assistant general manager business operations on how he feels about the decision.

“It’s been a longtime coming, but it also opens up a lot of opportunities for the team and the facility.”

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