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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
You cant just fold teams

NHL would need to buy them from current ownership and pay city/arena's a ton of $$$ to break leases

We would be looking at likely around 1B in costs for NHL to fold 5/6 teams

And when the Cnd dollar slips someday (Probably not soon though) back into abyss ,, Will you support removal of all the Cnd teams that Bettman/NHL saved once before?
Why would the US dollar gain against the Canadian dollar when the US is in as bad a financial condition as Greece?

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