Anyone hear of expansion/merger plans for ECHL, CHL, SPHL FOR 2013-14?
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04-21-2013, 01:19 PM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Monroe GA
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It has been mentioned as a possibility, but the team would probably have to be owned by Les Alexander to play in the only hockey arena in Houston, Toyota Center. Les is not in good standing with hockey fans in Houston right now, so I wouldn't give this a second thought. The team would have have a depleted fan base, partly due to Les being the owner, and partly due to the fact it would be a step down the ladder. Too many bitter pills to swallow.
I hate that you guys are losing your hockey team over the fact that a new lease couldn't be negotiated. I remember Houston from the IHL days and I think even saw them play in Atlanta against the Knights at least once.
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