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01-31-2013, 04:10 PM
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Kansas City sold 17,000 tickets to a preseason game. Even if they averaged out at half of that, that's still nearly three times as good as what Phoenix is doing now.
Quebec & Seattle will both have "proper" NHL arenas (box seating etc) within three years. QC would likely sell out immediately and have a similar welcoming as the Jets by their fans, but I admittedly have no idea what kind of reception the NHL would get in Seattle.
It wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if an investment group bought the 'Yotes, and moved them to Markham (playing in Hamilton for a few years during arena construction). A 2nd Toronto area team would almost be a license to print money.
Phoenix averaged 12500 last year (****** but not 8500 ******) also like I said they don't have areans yet QC is a few years away once it is ready I think the nhl puts a team there ASAP but until then no matter where they move the areana is either too small or not a long term solution.
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