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02-17-2014, 05:48 AM
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Originally Posted by yukoner88 View Post
I'd imagine Katz wants to stay away from anything that could be similar/connected to Northlands so I doubt we see anything called Coliseum under his ownership.

Roger's Stadium would be better too
I don't think it creates any kind of real link to Northlands, Coliseum is more identifiable with the franchise than the former Oiler's partner.

Arena/Place/Center(already can't remember which is Edmonton's without googling it) is purely generic with absolutely nothing memorable about it, an unimaginative corporate name at best. Roger's Coliseum -whether paying homage to Northlands Coliseum or the later Edmonton Coliseum- has far more relation to the city and franchise's history.

It's just wishful thinking though, they aren't changing it at this point.

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