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12-06-2010, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by MoreOrr View Post
Louisville would certainly seem like a possible option, on the surface of things, because there isn't any other major league team, not only in the city but in the entire state. But I've been well informed on previous ocassions, when I suggested Louisville as an NHL option, that the people there are totally focused on basketball, college basketball. But hey, who knows, if you give them a major league team to root for them perhaps they'd go for it, though the minor league hockey history isn't much, little to nothing recently, and inconsistant at best, not much to base much hope on.
The one glimmer of hope is that all of the above (except the part about other in-state teams) could have been said about Raleigh prior to the Hurricanes. Still, I do generally agree that there are at least a few better options on the table.

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