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05-22-2011, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by pacmanghostx View Post
I don't think any of those count, as all of those teams are named for the states they play in.

They especially make sense with the Wild, Devils, and Hurricanes, as the Wild play in the capital of Minnesota, the Devils play in New Jersey's largest city, and the Hurricanes play in the capital of North Carolina.

Tampa Bay is not a city. The Tampa Bay Lightning play in Tampa, and represent the Tampa Bay region.

The Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Buccaneers both play in St. Petersburg.
No, the Bucs are in Tampa. Only the Rays are in St. Pete.

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05-22-2011, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie Milles View Post
The Vancouver Canucks don't play in Vancouver. They play in New Delhi.
You mean Hong Kong? Surrey would be New Delhi though haha

Vancouver Airport is not actually in Vancouver

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05-22-2011, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by uncleben85 View Post
Carolina Hurricanes - Raleigh, NC
Colorado Avalanche - Denver, CO
Florida Panthers - Sunrise, FL
Minnesota Wild - St. Paul, MN
New Jersey Devils - Newark, NJ
New York Islanders - Uniondale, NY
Phoenix Coyotes - Glendale, AZ
Tampa Bay Lightning - Tampa, FL
All of those teams play in the location of their name. None of them apply.

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05-22-2011, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Intact View Post
I went to a game at Scotiabank one time last year, its in the middle of a ****ing field almost. I was wondering where the hell we were going.
I've never understood this, maybe it's because I don't live in Ottawa but it doesn't seem that bad, people in Toronto have a tougher time getting to the ACC. It took me approx ten minutes to get from downtown Ottawa to Kanata. It's not even close to the middle of a field, it's all suburbs around it.

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