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02-11-2013, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by PCSPounder View Post
I recall San Jose proposed "Ice Hawks" before going with Sharks.
Nope. That was not one of the finalists (that fans voted on). Fog, Blades and Sharks were the three top ones.


(AIUI, Blades was the top vote getter, but the gang/violence connotation was too much. Sharks later named their AHL affiliate/franchise the Thoroughblades -- located in Lexington, Kentucky.)

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