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Sprint Center operator AEG for sale

Wow. AEG is for sale. What does this mean for Sprint Center? I have no idea, probably nothing. We’ll see if some job creator wants to buy AEG. It would have to be a relatively small list. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Would you rather? Perhaps KC is better off without…

Ok, so let’s play that game that teenagers love to play. Would you rather? -Be us, Kansas City, with our new arena that doesn’t have a NBA or NHL anchor tenant. We needed Sprint Center. While I do not agree … Continue reading

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Sprint Center gets in an NBA team — when it moves to Pier 30 in SF…

Artists renderings show the plan to get an NBA team in Sprint Center. The arena is going to be uprooted and moved to San Francisco. Then, the Golden State Warriors will move across the Bay and play in the arena. … Continue reading

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“Patient” KC hockey fans sell out Sprint Center preseason game

Feels like I’ve written this same blog post in year’s past. Here’s the thing about last night’s sold out preseason game at Sprint Center. Where there’s smoke. There’s smoke. (yes, I stole that from NHLinKC blog, but it’s still perfect). … Continue reading

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NHL in KC Eve — Critical of KC, then you don’t get it

The NHL game at Sprint Center is in two days. This is a great thing for Kansas City. We get two legitimate contenders for the NHL playoffs to stage a preseason game in our arena. Hopefully, they will bring a … Continue reading

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NHL game at KC’s Sprint Center is just 10 days away — have fun, keep expectations low

The NHL game at Sprint Center is less than two weeks away. Over this two week period, you are going to hear about how up to six NHL teams are either for sale or having financial trouble. This statement is … Continue reading

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Luc on NHL to KC “It’s not us, it’s you, Kansas City”.

Quite a bit of buzz about the NHL, Sprint Center and the chances of a team coming to Kansas City. Probably the most significant story appeared in the Kansas City Star. It’s a Q&A between NHL Hall of Famer/AEG exec … Continue reading

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The Islanders aren’t coming to Kansas City and neither is Sidney Crosby

It doesn’t look good for Sidney Crosby’s return to the ice. Crosby has post concussion syndrome and it doesn’t look like he’ll play the first REGULAR season game, much less an exhibition in the Midwest. Sidney Crosby speaks; agent says … Continue reading

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Puck Daddy weighs with “KC’s chances of NHL take a hit” — still a great sports market

I’m humbled to get a mention in what I consider absolute must reading for every hockey fan — Sean Leahy from Puck Daddy weighed in with this post: I think Sean does a pretty good job of setting the stage … Continue reading

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Ignore the spin about NHL game coming to Sprint Center

Kansas City has an NHL exhibition game this year. As noted in the Kansas City Star, “With the recent announcement of an NHL preseason game, this is one more year when the Sprint Center will be host to exhibitions for … Continue reading

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