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Leiweke promises Toronto a parade — like he promised Kansas City an NHL/NBA team

You’ve got to hand it to Tim Leiweke. He knows which words to say. In the movie Bull Durham, Annie once said, “Oh, Crash, you do make speeches.” Well, Susan Sarandon’s line could be used for Mr. Leiweke, “Oh, Tim, … Continue reading

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Curious case of arena management, Kansas City and Glendale, Az

Today is a big day in Glendale, Arizona. The four year soap opera involving the Phoenix Coyotes, Jerry Moyes, Jim Balsillie, His Evilness Gary Bettman, Judge Redfield T. Baum (remember him? He was awesome), Jerry Reinsdorf, Matthew Hulsizer, Raffi Torres, … Continue reading

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Let’s compare KC Mayor Sly James to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn

From KOMO-TV in Seattle, Mike McGinn says, “The good news is the NHL views Seattle as a good NHL market – and that’s great news – but as to whether we end up with the team in the near future, … Continue reading

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NHL is not coming to Kansas City, not under Mayor Sly James watch

Once again, it looks like franchise relocation in the NHL (and/or the NBA) is upon us. Just like when it was clear that Atlanta Spirit, LLC was going to sell off the Thrashers and just like when Clay Bennett decided … 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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Could the Phoenix Coyotes go the way of the Cleveland Barons rather than move to KC?

I try to impart some wisdom into this blog. You see, when you live in Kansas City, it is very hard to find anyone who knows anything about the history of the NHL. Hell, even our own sports blatherers say … Continue reading

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Yo. Dude that writes the PucKChaser blog, where the hell have you been? You win a “Best of Kansas City” from The Pitch and you disappear. What gives? Job stress and relatively uninspired. I’m involved in some other youth sports … 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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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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Is Winnipeg now a slam dunk and KC a non-factor?

TSN’s Darren Dreger says that it looks more and more like the Coyotes will stay in Glendale. The NHL, Matthew Hulsizer and the City of Glendale are going to find a way to keep the Coyotes in the desert. However, … Continue reading

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