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12-17-2012, 12:55 PM
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Originally Posted by The Last Dynasty View Post
alright, perhaps Mogilny as well but those signings were over 10 years ago...who have they signed since the cap?

The Oilers have signed once of the sought after FA's just this past summer (Schultz)
Who's unproven in the NHL.

Originally Posted by SaintPatrick33 View Post
Relocation isn't necessarily a bad thing. Look at the NFL: They've had a track record for relocating franchises (and for far more frivolous reasons than the NHL would relocate over). Carpetbagging franchises isn't a good thing, but that's not what's being discussed here. Bottom-line, it's better to relocate a franchise than contract it: Contraction destroys the credibility of a sports league, while relocating to a better market enhances the credibility.
Cleveland to Baltimore was a black eye on pro sports. Jacksonville is and was a failure as well. St Louis getting a teams hasn't been all that either.

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