See that Darryl Katz and co wanna move their herd of longhorns from the dreary plains of Alberta to the greener pastures by Seattle. Will the staff now be referred to as trees and the bosses as lumberjacks? And maybe - to save a buck or two - they can hire some homer friendly replacement zebras in on the cattle run to secure a better spot in the standings once they reach Pugot Sound!
From what I heard this morning on XM Radio, the Oilers owner is seriously considering it if a deal isn't reached for a new arena in Edmonton.
I haven't been keeping up on this, but isn't this just to pressure the city of Edmonton into giving them a new arena? After all, the Rangers threatened to leave NYC back in the 1970s and are still reaping the benefits of a property tax abatement.
Yeah, I doubt anything of substance is coming out of that.
Especially when you had Edmonton city representatives like MacTavish and Lowe taking the trip to Seattle. The Katz ownership group is simply putting media scrutiny on the city of Edmonton to persuade the city council to buy in to their arena demands. If Edmonton does move, every Rexall store in Alberta will be burned.