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03-28-2013, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by SimonKnightsman View Post
London are only bidding not buying, if it was for sale that would be easier. Funny I don't hear anyone complaining 2 years back when Missy held it. You wanna talk serious money and buying a Mem Cup bid then look at that bid...Melnyks.......the Hunters are bidding on a level field.
Well you weren't listening. And the company line then was Mississauga won the bid because they wanted to use it to build up a fanbase in the GTA. Well, London has no fanbase building necessary - so now Branch will come up with some other BS reasoning to hide the fact that it's for sale - money being spent is a-ok as long as it's going into his/leagues pocket.

Funny how Melynuk bails out of the league the year after hosting - great job host selection committee, give the man money on his way out the door rather than rewarding new ownership who spent $8M (more than the team was worth) to buy the team from one of the leagues worst owners, a city who's tax payers built a $70M arena basically for the Spits, and a team who could have threepeat for the Memorial Cup.

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