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Wang to sell Islanders, Kansas City was never an option

Islanders fans are rejoicing as word is that 69-year old Charles Wang is considering selling the franchise. Of course, reports are that he wants $300M for the team. That would be $100M for every playoff win since 2004. The Hockey … Continue reading

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Islanders moving to Brooklyn — how silly were those Islanders to KC rumors now?

It was reported this morning that the New York Islanders will move to Brooklyn 2015 and play in the new Barclays Center — also home of the Brooklyn Nets. Islanders to move to Brooklyn by 2015: source Have you seen … 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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Worst hockey season in Kansas City in 35 years ends with an inexcusable snub for Winnipeg

What is easily the worst hockey season in 35 years (Scouts moved in 1976) may come to a close as early as tomorrow when the announcement may be made that Kansas City has been passed over as the “next” NHL … Continue reading

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Hornets to KC? Quebec City wants a hockey team more than KC wants NBA

Would you ride a bus to New Orleans to show how much you want an NBA franchise in KC? Maybe you would, but would 23 busloads make the trip? Doubtful. This week, there has been a great deal of talk … Continue reading

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Islanders still not coming to KC (psst…they never were)

Charles Wang has stated the Islanders are staying in Nassau County through the Coliseum’s lease in 2015. So, the Islanders will not be locating to Kansas City’s Sprint Center within the next five years. Of course, I don’t believe they … Continue reading

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KC still in mix for Islanders? Doubtful.

Despite a dismal turnout for the NY Islanders – LA Kings preseason game last season and potential offers from Queens and Brooklyn, it seems Charles Wang is still considering KC as the future home of his NHL franchise. It seems … Continue reading

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Time to be realistic — Is Kansas City any better than any other NHL mid-sized market

You know, we’ve heard over and over again that Kansas City can support a NHL team. We’ve heard it from AEG and we’ve heard it from NHL21. I do not doubt that our city and our wonderful arena are a … Continue reading

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