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07-13-2011, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by HisIceness View Post
My guess it's because Seattle was the first American city to have a team win the Cup.
Also, Seattle lost the SuperSonics (NBA). The city thinks of itself as a major city, which it is, and an NHL team would go a long way to restoring some pride. There are already a number of WHL teams in Washington State, and the Canucks would love a rival that's within driving distance.

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