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01-03-2013, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by NJDevils7 View Post
How about Portland? Only has 2 major teams, the TrailBlazers and Timbers.
Portland is a smaller city. There used to be some legitimate talks about the NHL going there. They had the building, a very rich and local potential owner, and they supported their junior team very well at the time.

The prevailing assumption was that this market would not pay a premium to watch top class hockey, though.

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