If the NHL comes back, there has to be a big expansion.
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01-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Join Date: Feb 2012
Originally Posted by
No Fun Shogun
You can cross Cleveland off the list simply because it's a declining city and it's already a bit oversaturated as a sports market as it is. Population and wealth are both dropping in big ways in that town, so there's no reasonable expectation that they're ready, or interested, in supporting an NHL team.
One team in Ohio's enough for now, especially as there are plenty of other markets that make more sense, north, south, east, and west.
Cleveland is rebounding quite nicely thank you very march. There is over a billion dollars of development in the downtown core (within a 15 minute walk of the arena). I don't think its ready yet but 5-7 years down the line its possible as a destination for a relocated team
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