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09-14-2012, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by PCSPounder View Post
- Boise was trying to get into the WHL by buying the Brandon Wheat Kings. It was mentioned that the WHL would never let that happen because there's some quirk in the CHL policy (or whomever) saying that, if there were no Manitoba teams in the WHL, Manitoba's territorial rights (rights to players) would be ceded to the Quebec League. Sounds a little preposterous to me, but might be motivation to find someone to move to Winnipeg for "insurance" purposes.
What? Really? I want a link, and then I'm going to start trying to get the Wheat Kings moved.

I can't wait to have burly-ass Manitobans patrolling the Olympiques blueline.

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