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05-19-2013, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Gibbie42 View Post
The agreement was between the CHL and the IHL(2), the league that the Frankes helped to create. It was a two year marketing agreement between the two leagues. At the end of it Quad City chose to sign a standard 10 year agreement with the CHL, The IceMen and the Komets joined the ECHL and the Gems folded. The Bloomington Prairie Thunder had gone out of business the season before and had been replaced by the Blaze, who again signed a standard 10 year deal with the CHL.

I have heard that the ECHL revoked Trenton's franchise after they went dark. Despite what they stated in their pressser, they are not widely expected to come back.
Where did you hear that? Shocking since the commish is a former GM of theirs.

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