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11-13-2012, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Whileee View Post
I think you forgot the most likely scenario, based on past history. The COG will approve the lease by majority vote of council, and then there will be a flurry of legal and political activity (including the launch of a referendum campaign to overturn the ordinance). Everything will go into a frozen and confused silence without any obvious movement towards a sale of the franchise or consummation of the lease agreement by actually signing it. The NHL will try to get Glendale to pay even more money to subsidize the management and operation of the arena this season by threatening imminent relocation, and so on, and so on.


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Very true Whileee, that was an oversight on my part. For some reason I was thinking that the CoG would learn from past Bills of Goods from the NHL and not reup for another year of losses on the basis of a specious potential owner.

Haven't heard from Balkin in awhile, maybe he is potential owner #5? Clark Rockefeller? Allen Stanford?

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