Summerside Western Capitals announce Trent Birt joining staff

Lower ticket prices coming for 2014-15 season

Jason Simmonds
Published on August 5, 2014

Trent Birt is the new vice-president of business operations for the Summerside Western Capitals of the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League).

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SUMMERSIDE – The Summerside Western Capitals introduced Trent Birt as the team's new vice-president of business operations during a news conference Tuesday. 

Birt previously worked with the P.E.I. Rocket and Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He said his goal is to strengthen relationships with local business and fans.

During the media conference at Credit Union Place, it was also revealed the Caps are dropping ticket prices across the board for the 2014-15 Maritime Junior Hockey League season.

For example, single-game tickets will now be $20 for a family of four – two adults and two under-17; $8 for adults and seniors; $4 for under-17, and under-3 will be admitted free. A family of four can purchase a season ticket that will work out to just $16 a game.

Adult and senior season tickets will for $189, and a spouse season pass is available for $149. Under-17 season tickets are available for less than $2 a game at $39.

These prices do not include HST and service fees.