Cutthroats News

New Pro Hockey Team to Be Called the Cutthroats

05/17/2012 12:00 AM -

DENVER, CO – The Central Hockey League’s new Denver franchise announced today the team name will be the Cutthroats.  The Denver Cutthroats have also released their seating sections, season ticket and game day prices for their upcoming inaugural season, which is scheduled to begin in October 2012 at the historic Denver Coliseum.

The Cutthroats will bring professional hockey back to the Coliseum for the first time in 23 years, hosting 33 regular season games.  The team’s colors consist of green, blue, red, and white, and the team took its name in honor of the state fish of Colorado – the Greenback Cutthroat Trout.

“It’s a great looking logo that really incorporates a lot of what the state of Colorado is about,” said head coach Derek Armstrong.  “Colorado has always been an active state with beautiful scenery and the logo focuses on that between the Cutthroat Trout, the mountains, the water, and the colors.  There’s no other logo like it in hockey.”

The Denver-based company, Adrenalin, had the responsibility of developing the team’s logo and color scheme.

“We wanted to be sure the logo included elements and colors that depict the state of Colorado and the city of Denver,” said Adrenalin President Dan Price.  “The trout maintains a position between white mountain peaks and river rapids, and breaks through a forward moving ‘D’ — representative of Denver's progressive population.”

The Cutthroat Trout was named Colorado’s state fish in 1994.

The team’s official Facebook ( and Twitter (@DEN_Cutthroats) pages have also launched today.  The Cutthroats official website,, is currently under construction and will go live later this summer.

Fans can now reserve their place in line for full-season ticket packages with a deposit of $50.  Season tickets start as low as $15 a game and the deposit will provide customers with a priority number for the team’s “Select-a-Seat” event, scheduled for early August in the Coliseum.  A seating map can be viewed on the team’s temporary website.

Call (303) 295-FISH (3474) to place your deposit now and lock in your priority number.  Numbers will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Seating levels, season ticket and game day prices have been finalized for the team’s upcoming season.  Four of the five available seating sections will be open for full-season ticket packages starting with Lower Bowl seating for $499.  Lower Prime seating begins at $749, packages in the Cutthroats Club start at $899, and glass seating packages cost $1,199.  Season tickets are not available in the Lower End Zone sections.

Game day pricing for Cutthroats contests start at $15 for Lower End Zone tickets, $19 for the Lower Bowl, $27 for Lower Prime, $32 for Cutthroats Club seats, and $44 for Glass seating.

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