Seattle III: All Along the Watchtower (UPD: Rumored expansion 2014-15 Post#829)
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06-22-2013, 03:33 PM
Join Date: Feb 2009
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I dont know obviously. The Mayors said the MOU can be changed to accommodate the NHL as the lead franchisee & tenant, however, that'll take time, and already a Council member has come right out & said that if its the NHL only, he doesnt think it'll fly. Investments too much.
That he'd love to have the NHL in Seattle, but that the economics of the building only works with the NBA as lead.
So agree or disagree with him all you want, that too a debate that could go either way further stalling the construction of a new arena. So ya, problematical, bit of a roll of the dice to put it mildly.
I've used that analogy before, sure we'll help fund an NFL stadium, giddyup. What's that, it's for a CFL team? Well yeah ok, we'll supply the street litter pickup guys....
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