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07-09-2009, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by 2 Minute Minor View Post
Anyone know the deal with Iowa's AHL team (I believe its Anaheim's affiliate)? I saw a blurb on the NHL Network ticker that their team was "involuntarily suspended" from play next season. I think the owner was trying to sell the team, so I imagine its some financial issue....but the AHL board of governors evidently suspended them a couple days ago for the season.

So, I wouldn't be surprised to hear of Anaheim farming prospects out to different teams.

They can send their AHL team down here to Albuquerque if they want!
Dallas Stars' owner, Tom Hicks, was on the verge of purchasing the Iowa Stars franchise, but did not in the end. Things are very touchy between the AHL's brass and Tom Hicks/The Texas Stars. We talked about this a little over at the Stars boards.

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