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02-09-2012, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by gstommylee View Post
It mentions NBA or NHL or both to use the Key that sounds like either one maybe both. Remember NHL still has to allow the use of the Key. It seems Bellevue group is using Kiro TV and Brock Huard as their media people. I don't think Bellevue group wants to put themselves into a situation where they are stuck with it when the Seattle arena is already been approved and funded. i think they are waiting until the Seattle arena doesn't happen before they get going.
Bellevue using Kiro makes sense since KIRO is a CBS affiliate and not NBC. The leading city, Seattle, should have KING on their side since KING, though Belo owned, is an NBC (Comcast) affiliate. NBC/Comcast stands to gain the most from this Seattle deal going through, since getting an NHL team would mean big league Seattle relevant content for Comcast SportsNet NorthWest. And thus, Comcast will see to it ($$$) that the NHL accepts Seattle's KeyArena as the temporary home, IMO.

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