Thread: Confirmed with Link: New Realignment Plan
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02-27-2013, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Bender View Post
I'm actually from Southern Ontario and went back a few weeks ago for the first time in 14 years. I was SHOCKED to see so many cities around Toronto who's population has literally DOUBLED in that time span. (For example, I remember Oakville had 99,000 for the longest time, now they are at something like 171,000)

There's been a HUGE population boom in the Toronto region, I have no doubt that a team in Markham or whatever would EASILY work and it wouldn't hurt the leafs one bit.
I'm not saying it wouldn't be viable, because I think it would be. I just don't see the NHL wanting to add another team to Toronto and rather add another another team in the US, especially if Quebec gets a team.

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