Phoenix LXXII: Send in the Clowns
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02-19-2013, 12:59 PM
Join Date: Dec 2011
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I think QC had the inside track but once the Seattle billionaires started having meetings about a new arena, which everyone has openly stated would be better served (almost a requirement) with an NBA and NHL team, I think the NHL's chances there turned to very serious. Having an arena and a pool of possible owners with very deep pockets make Seattle an obvious choice. It also has a net influx of transplants from traditional hockey markets. It certainly is more vibrant as a business and high tech market than anything outside of California (which has three NHL teams).
The arena initiative puts Seattle at the top of my list as a potential new market.
They dont even have a confirmation for the new arena just yet, and the NHl told many insiders that they will never play a game at Key arena. Once thos two issues are settle thne Seattle will have a chance.
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