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04-04-2013, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by go_leafs_go02 View Post
Really?

You could argue that if Calgary didn't move it's franchise to Abbotsford, Chilliwack would still have it's WHL team. The Cities are 20 km apart. Now I think it could have worked, but ownership of the Chilliwack team (who was sketchy at best) said no, and shipped the team to Victoria.
Yeah... I'd have to find it from one of the AHL's State of the League pressers, but I remember Dave Andrews making that comment roughly about the time when there was talk of a team going into Windsor.

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