Thread: News Article: Speculation: The Laval Bulldogs ?
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06-15-2009, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Team_Spirit View Post
I'm sure they could do well if it's mixed with a shopping center and new era with condos and stuff near the new metro line.

It would help the kids and give them the taste of what a carrer with the Habs would look like . They could train in Brossard at the top of the line complex Gillet just build for the team.

The AHL team in Quebec didn't work because people were relly over the Nordiques and it was in that old ass Colisé wich is surrounded by ugly 50's appartement blocks.
Both teams training in Brossard is actually a very good idea, as both clubs could be watched at the same time, like Philly used to do with the Phantoms and Flyers.

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Originally Posted by Quagmier View Post
I think the best bet is definitely an AHL team. Montreal and the surrounding areas have shown in the past that the city (cities) is a habs town more than a hockey town, so having an AHL team linked to the Canadiens where the players are all or almost all Habs property would draw a ton of fans that wouldn't make it out to a Q game.

Anyone who has been to the training camp practices at Pierrefonds knows exactly how hab-starved the city can get. Promote the team as "The Habs of the Future" and you'll get the crazies (ie most people on this board probably) out in spades.
You mean the crazies who have no money ?

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Originally Posted by Turianel View Post
Would it be nice to have the Habs farm team in Laval and the Avalanche farm team in Québec...
No need for a AHL team in Quebec. But a second Q team would be a good idea, on the south Shore.

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