Metro Seattle: NHL, NBA and Arena - Part II
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02-01-2012, 01:21 PM
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Langley, BC
I definitely would be more willing to see Seattle get a team than Quebec City at this point.
Sending two failed southern markets up to Canada back-to-back would certainly be a bit of a sign that the NHL has abandoned its southern market expansion and is not committed to those hockey markets.
Moving to Seattle is a large American market, it has lots of Money, and a temporary arena (Tacoma Dome) that would likely work for 1-3 years while a new arena was being built.
Plus, I wouldn't need to fight with Canucks fans if I wanted to see a Leafs game out there. I'm assuming tickets likely will be more available, because Toronto/Seattle certainly isn't a huge rivalry (I may be moving to BC within the next month)
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