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12-06-2012, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by newfy View Post
Wouldnt be bad to have Detroit host the world juniors, especially with Canada being so close and Buffalo being successful in large part due to the proximity to the border.

Joe Louis and this new arena could be the focus of arenas for the tourney. How much does the wolverines rink seat? I know that just got some nice renos done as well
The problematic part would be the international size ice. JLA doesn't have it, I don't think the new arena would and Yost doesn't either. The only place I could see you putting in an international sized rink would be Comerica. And I don't know if the novelty of a WJC being hosted outdoors would be something that would get people pumped up. I honestly don't know of any major ice arenas in the area that have an international size ice surface.

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