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01-05-2013, 12:06 PM
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gstommylee
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
Realistically... the lack of an NBA team should be a selling point for the NHL...Yes, it makes building an arena much tougher, but you mention all those teams.... and they're all summer sports. There's a void in Seattle in terms of winter sports.

That being said, with an NBA team, I think it becomes much more questionable as to whether they can support all 5.
We never had a NHL team so its hard to say how big the fanbase will get but we had all 4 pro teams at the same time in the late 70's soccer (NASL), MLB, NFL and NBA.

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