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12-20-2012, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by saskganesh View Post
There would have been a successful competitor league.

Imagine a WHA in all the major markets the NHL eschewed.
Pretty much. With markets like Washington, Philly, and Ottawa in play, that league would have been able to rival NHL pretty well, and keep 8-10 teams healthy over a decade or more. The NHL has to merge with the WHA at that point in the same way the AL and NL, or the AFC and NFC did.

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