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03-20-2013, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by silvercanuck View Post
Where is this mid-season move fallacy coming from? They announced the new arena in March of 2012. They had the entire summer to work on a deal with a new arena in place. They could easily have moved the team to Quebec for this season and put this issue to bed.

Originally Posted by MNNumbers View Post
In regard to moving the team to QC before this year started, I believe the reason that was not considered is because Jamison was in process of trying to find investors, and he had a lucrative AMF deal from Glendale available at that time. Thus, no motivation for moving right away.
Originally Posted by GF View Post
Here's why the team hasn't moved yet:

Summer 2010, CoG pays 25m$ to stay in Glendale.
Summer 2011, CoG pays 25m$ (or 20m$) to stay in Glendale.
Summer 2012, CoG offers 320m$ to GJ.
Summer 2013, ???, who knows...

As long as Glendale is willing to pay the NHL to stay in Glendale, the NHL will stay in Glendale. Put all other logic aside.
silvercanuck, not sure whether you haven't followed the story or you're trying to rewrite it, but it ain't over until it's over. Therefore the Coyotes haven't moved yet.

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