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12-11-2010, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by berklon View Post
It's not the Islander's they're after... it's the Thrashers. It just works out for them since NY is relatively close, it's an arena that has a lot of empty seats and it would cost them a lot less to purchase tickets.... and they host the Trashers to boot.

Regardless, a threat from fans to "steal" a team isn't really a threat. They have no power.
How about we back the train up a bit? While I like this move to show the NHL they want a team.....they are AFTER an arena. Without the funding for an arena all of this is absolutely pointless. And from what I understand....they don't have the funding for an arena. So lets not worry about what team they are "after" quite yet.

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