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11-27-2012, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by GoneFullHolmgren View Post
But Bettman is doing everything in his power to keep a team in Phoenix.
NHL was forced into that because of the BS that Moyes/Balsille tried

NHL had to protect itself (And was supported by NFL/NBA/MLB and ultimately vindicated by court ruling)

NHL never wanted to own the Coyotes.. And given the new arena and the bad precedent it would set in future with regards to new arean's the NHL has had to try and find a local owner as priority

There is no current potential market to place the Yotes either

- QC has no confirmed ownership group that has stepped forward nor an arena (Yet)
- KC has no ownership group (Do have a very nice arena waiting)
- Sea has no arena or ownership group

Hamilton is never getting team (Will be negative with regards to health of Sabres) nor is the current arena even close to NHL quality

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