2014 Memorial Cup Location
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03-28-2013, 03:28 PM
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I don`t think teams like London,Kitchener & Ottawa should be able to buy their way into the Memorial Cup every 3 years or so just because they have the biggest arenas & lots of money. That would ruin the league faster than Branch is now. Why would any player want to go to another team when those 3 teams have a 33% chance of going to the Cup every 3 years. Also, who know what kind of team the 3 bidders will have. Lots can happen in the off season.
There's a reason why you don't see teams like the Soo, Sarnia, Guelph(declined this year), Brampton, Kingston etc. don't bid. Even Guelph said one of the reasons they declined is it's gotten too big. A lot of London fans would obviously be happy if they got the Memorial Cup but it would be the death knell of the bidding process for when it comes up to be the OHL's turn again.
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