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05-13-2012, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by HansH View Post

Houston has had a PRO hockey team since 1994 (the IHL/AHL Aeros), and many other pro teams before then.

You mean they haven't had a MAJOR LEAGUE team.

(Just because it's not the NHL doesn't make it not professional -- minor leaguers make their living playing hockey, they are also professional.)
Originally Posted by Pinkfloyd View Post
You really want to argue semantics instead of arguing the point?

Houston has reportedly been working behind the scenes for years. Wayne Alexander still wants to own a team. But he is still mad about Edmonton. He gave an interview a few years ago where he came just short of saying Bettman used him

"If the Detroit Red Wings are defying gravity" by consistently contending without the benefit of high draft picks, "the Edmonton Oilers are defying lift.

Welcome to Edmonton Connor McDavid--the rest of you HA HA HA HA HA HA
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