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Media/Camera Policies

MEDIA: Accredited Media will be allowed access to the Steelheads media room (Meeting Room A) prior to the game and during intermissions. Press box seating will be established on a space-available basis. A maximum number appropriately accredited Media will be permitted in the press box for each game. Media credentials will also grant the holder access to ice level and outside the locker room area. No autograph requests or personal photos are allowed. Violators will be asked to leave. All credentials are subject to revocation.



GAME DAY/NIGHT PLAYER/COACHING ACCESS: Players will be available for Media interviews following the game. We ask that all Media refrain from conducting any pre-game interviews with Steelheads players.

All persons of the Media, appropriately accredited, shall have access to outside the dressing room area. Please speak to the Steelheads media liaison in the Media Room (Meeting Room A) during the game to arrange your interview.

ENTRANCE: All members of the Media will access the Hershey Centre through the “Club Members” entrance on the north side of the building. No passes will be accepted at any other entrance. If you are picking up your accreditation you will do so at this entrance. This policy will be strictly enforced and your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Only persons with a valid NHL/CHL/OHL/MEDIA accreditation/pass will be granted entry.

If you are a media representative and would like more information about the Steelheads Media Pass, CHL Media Accreditation and/or CHL Photo Accreditation, please call Alana Davidson at 905-502-7788 ext. 224 or by email at adavidson@mississaugasteelheads.com.

CHL/OHL Camera Policies at all OHL Games:

OHL fans are welcome to take pictures during OHL games from their seats provided that their photographic equipment does not exceed the following standards.

  • Any SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera equipment
  • Any video camera equipment
  • Any camera equipment exceeding 50mm focal length (ie. more than a 6x zoom)
  • No flash photography

SLR cameras or professional photo equipment are strictly prohibited in all Ontario Hockey League arenas without a valid Canadian Hockey League photo pass for the current season.

Those individuals that hold a standard Canadian Hockey League credential are permitted to use such equipment within Ontario Hockey League facilities. Any individual that attempts to enter an arena with photographers equipment will be refused entry into the facility unless a valid photography pass is produced.

In addition, flash photography from personal cameras is prohibited in all Ontario Hockey League arenas. Any individuals found to be using flash photography to take pictures shall be removed from the venue.

The use of professional “strobe” lighting in any venue is limited to individuals designated as official photographers by the CHL or OHL with express permission from the OHL or CHL. Any other use of professional lighting by member teams or media personnel is prohibited without the written consent of the Ontario Hockey League.

If you are a media representative and would like more information about the Steelheads Media Pass, CHL Media Accreditation and/or CHL Photo Accreditation, please call Alana Davidson at 905-502-7788 ext. 224 or by email at adavidson@mississaugasteelheads.com.