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02-16-2013, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Homeland Security View Post
First bold: You know that for fact? Would love to see where this is stated as fact.

Seconded bolded: Brooklyn and Queens are GEOGRAPHICALLY part of Long Island (See a map), although considered part of the NYC 5 boroughs. I've heard it and I am sure others have that Nassau was like a 6th unofficial borough to NYC.

Stop letting your hate for Brooklyn blind you from the facts.
Geography, Brooklyn is on Long Island.

Reality....NYC ends at the Cross Island and Long Island begins, for all intents and purposes. Two equally valid arguments, but intent and perspective make both right and wrong.

As for the first part, Bettman said repeatedly that no historic franchise would be allowed to relocate. It would be bad for the league.

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=422803

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