Cal Heat partners with ECHL Hockey Team for 2010-2011 season
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, October 15, 2010
Cal Heat, the indoor and outdoor sauna manufacturer from the Cal Spas family, has partnered with the ECHL Hockey Team, Ontario Reign, for the upcoming 2010-2011 season.
Cal Heat provided the Ontario Reign, the minor league affiliate team of the National Hockey League's Los Angeles Kings, with its IR200A Infrared Sauna to promote the health and help prevent injuries of the players throughout the season.
"We are thrilled to partner with the Ontario Reign for their upcoming, highly-anticipated season," said Casey Loyd, president of Cal Spas. "Our infrared sauna has a number of health benefits and will offer the players the soothing therapy they need after a demanding game."
Cal Heat infrared saunas relieve joint pain, sore muscles and arthritis, making the IR200A infrared sauna a perfect fit for the professional hockey team. Regular sauna use, combined with exercise therapy, can also help purge the body of unwanted chemicals, solvents and toxic elements, and promote many wellness benefits, including weight-loss.
"We are very excited to partner up with Cal Heat this season," said Karl Taylor, head coach of Ontario Reign. "Our players will be using their IR200A infrared sauna, which will help with weight management, and will strengthen each player's immune and cardiovascular system. It will also decrease stress, increase energy and will help relieve pain. This is another tool to help our guys perform at the highest level."
The IR200A will also increase the Ontario Reign's overall performance throughout the season, according to Bobby Walls, athletic trainer for the Ontario Reign. "This type of therapy will help our guys perform better by improving their immune systems, joint pain and muscle aches," Walls said. "The Cal Heat IR200A Infrared Sauna will keep our guys playing longer and keep our injuries down."
Cal Spas was founded in 1979 as a provider of luxury hot tubs. Today, the hot tub maker is world renowned as the leading global manufacturer of home resort products. The company produces premium collections of lifestyle products from its headquarters in Pomona, Calif. and distributes worldwide through a network of specialty dealers. The Cal Spas brand family of products includes Cal Spas hot tubs and swim spas, Cal Designs gazebos, Cal Heat indoor and outdoor saunas, Cal Patio outdoor patio furniture, and Cal Flame high-end outdoor grills, outdoor kitchen islands, outdoor fireplaces and firepits. Learn about Home Resort Living and find the dealer near you online at www.calspas.com.
ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams playing in four states. The ‘AA' Hockey League has grown into a coast-to-coast league that will have 23 teams in 16 states and British Columbia playing 828 games from Oct. 17, 2008 to Apr. 4, 2009. Eighteen of the 23 teams have played at least five years in their current city. The third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, the ECHL averaged 4,174 per game last season, marking the fourth year in row and the 16th time in the last 18 years that the league has averaged more than 4,000 fans. The league has drawn more than 4 million fans each of the last five years and 11 times in the past 12 seasons.
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