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05-16-2013, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Beerfish View Post
It will be very very bad if Katz gets the Rush, the moment they show no signs of making money they will be shelved, ditched and spit on, like our baseball teams and minor league hockey teams.
So the Oil Kings have been shelved? Capitals were only shelved because the league was a joke.
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If this arena will turn Edmonton into a world class city as some people propose, then there should be no reason that it would not be able to support a second arena (though likely closing off some areas to cut seating down to 10/12K. Seems to me there would be lots of events, things like Disney on Ice, that may prefer smaller venues, cheaper prices, and so forth, which would make Rexall Place a better option.

Meanwhile, Rexall Palace can be used for the premium events.
I do wonder, what is the cost to make the changes to Rexall to get it to 10-12k? What are going to be the costs going foward for upgrades and generally upkeep?

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