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05-30-2007, 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by nomorekids View Post
Okay, but, where does that say Balsillie would want to go there? It's not about making money to this guy, he's on "the list" of the richest guys in the world. If he's moving it, he's moving it to South Ontario, as per his dream. I think he's got more interest in keeping it in Nashville than moving to Winnipeg or KC.
I still think the NHL has a strong influence in determining whichever city the Predators reside in. I would imagine that any ratification for the relocation of a team would be necessary by the Board of Governors...along with Bettman's blessing. However, if Balsillie wants a team in his hometown bad enough, he could make it happen. As well, I also don't think Winnipeg is at the top of the relocation list, for the NHL, in North America...only in Canada though. Regardless, my point has been made about Winnipeg being considered as a potential destination city for the NHL. I certainly hope the Preds can stay in Nashville.

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