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03-15-2013, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by CHRDANHUTCH View Post
Coyote fans are fine and will be either way, Blue Goose, but you also forget those fans w/ the CHL Sundogs, the ECHL Gladiators, (Gwinnett's 2nd relocated franchise after losing Atlanta), and Portland, the current Coyotes top affiliate. how do you know that Bettman is ready to resolve Phoenix/Glendale, when the priority has been to stabilize it by leaving them right where they are.
You're absolutely right - I have no idea what Bettman is thinking. It's just a hunch. But it's the kind of thing that none of the owners are going to publicly state until after the team has moved.

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Originally Posted by snovalleyhockeyfan View Post
Yes, but one has to acknowledge that at some point, a final decision has to be made, the league has to fish or cut bait. This can't go on forever. Especially if the league is losing money on this.
This.
Three years without an owner, and no realistic option has materialized. Bettman has to be feeling pressure from the other 29 owners to get something done ASAP.

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