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03-20-2012, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Joe11 View Post
I hear there is some problems with ownership of Whale. I think the Rangers should consider moving the Whale to Brooklyn. I see a lot of pluses to that. Of course they would have to change the name.
Won't happen...MSG is pretty territorial. Remember when the Jets announced plans for a Manhattan Stadium? Cablevision/MSG actually ran a huge ad campaign with TV spots against it. Their "official" stance was irresponsible tax money, parking and traffic it would cause, but real reason is a Jets Stadium in Manhattan would be a huge threat to MSG's Manhattan monopoly on concerts/events (Radio City, Beacon Theater and obviously MSG are among MSG's properties)..

Can't imagine they're welcoming of the Barclays Center with open arms...Plus the Nets owner ran a huge billboard near MSG last summer...


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