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Alternate Plans for Kansas City’s Kemper Arena sound like, well, what I said

So, did you see the Business Journal’s story on the proposal for Kemper Arena? Developer has plan for Kemper Arena; American Royal not interested Steve Foutch confirmed Tuesday that Foutch Brothers plans to buy the West Bottoms arena, which largely … Continue reading

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AEG may get out of the hockey business

According to a column in The Hockey News, Phillip Anschutz is considering an auction of the LA Kings, which means that AEG would be partially out of the hockey business (they still own the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs, ECHL’s Reading Royals … Continue reading

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Finally, the Star tells it like it is — NHL chances “slim”

Years after discovering the emperor has no clothes, The Kansas City Star has written a column about the incredibly slim chances of Kansas City ever landing an anchor tenant at Sprint Center. Oklahoma City steals KC’s thunder as Sprint Center … Continue reading

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Frozen Four in KC

NHL21 recently sent out an e-mail promoting the Frozen Four. In it they said that the Frozen Four could come to KC some day. It wouldn’t be until at least 2013 2011 — St. Paul 2012 — Tampa (yes, Tampa…) … Continue reading

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No preseason NHL game in KC yet & Coyote latest

NHL21 has turned up and tuned up their communication to their “group of 100″ or 500 or 5 or whatever the heck the number is. In the last couple of days they have sent out e-mails pointing their e-mail recipients … Continue reading

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We’ll know by July 31 if NHL in KC in 2010

According to EJ Hradek on ESPN Insider, the Coyotes staying in Phoenix is no more than a 50/50 proposition. Basically, it comes down to….wait for it…the lease with the City of Glendale. If there isn’t a more favorable lease, no … Continue reading

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Relocation season begins

Well, it’s about time. Relocation chatter heats up as the season starts to wind down, stays hot through the Summer and then fades out in October through February. The latest is Ken Campbell in The Hockey News. The mention isn’t … Continue reading

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No NHL relocation or expansion says ESPN

Recently ESPN had a very short article in their NHL rumors section about NHL relocation or expansion. You have to be an ESPN Insider to read it. You really don’t need to. It says the same thing that has been … Continue reading

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KC TV ratings for Gold Medal game

Ratings for the Olympic Gold Medal game in KC on Channel 41. Kansas City had a 19.5/35.  19.5 rating means 19.5% of households with TVs watched the game. 35 share means that 35% of TVs THAT WERE ON watched the … Continue reading

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First Mavs game

I went to my first Missouri Mavericks game on Thursday night. Overall, I’d give it a C+. My feelings about the game are a bit mixed. I loved the Independence Events Center. It’s just the right size building for minor … Continue reading

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