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03-03-2013, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Sec108 View Post
Yes, your right it was a solid bid.But what brain dead commish would not give it to the team that just won back to back, has a brand new arena, huge fan base during that time, just held 2 of the most successful OHL/CHL events being the OHL all star game and Prospects skills comp/game, and finally still had a skilled roster maybe needed a bit of tweaking but could still have competed in the tourney even if Missy would have won the O and right in his own back yard.?????

But there's no conspiracy against WR/Boughner and the Spits.

You don't need to be Alex Jones to figure this one out.
The host for the following year is announced before the tourney, not after. So the Spits were only defending champs at the time, not back-to-back.
Bottom line is, Melnyk either guaranteed more money (likely) or the Spits botched their bid presentation. Which could be plausible when you look at how badly they have managed their roster this season.
Love the conspiracy theory though. Good stuff.

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