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03-07-2010, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by RR View Post
And I will always keep coming back to the NHL needing to avoid leaving Glendale holding the bag on this one. Many like to talk about the court fight being a PR disaster for the league, but that would be infinitesimal in comparison to the harm done to Glendale, and future opportunities to convince cities to help fund arena projects.
That line of reasoning, while sound, assumes the NHL would just keep funding the team until someone who could close the deal came along. If IEH doesn't close and they truly are, as it appears, the only interested party... what can the NHL do but move or fold?

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