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Seattle vs KC — who sees NHL’s potential

Let’s take a look at the difference between Kansas City and Seattle in the pursuit of an NHL franchise. Seattle’s local newspaper – Bring an NHL team to town, even though we don’t have a building in which to play! … Continue reading

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Kansas City mentioned as possible NHL expansion destination…again

Gary Bettman is at it again. Now, with a CBA that lasts seven more seasons and a new Canadian TV deal that is bringing a record amount of television revenue to the NHL, Bettman is back to using one market … 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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Metro Toronto enters the “Arena with no tenant” clique

The Greater Toronto metro area (GTA), also known as the Golden Horseshoe, has entered the exclusive clique of cities with NHL/NBA-ready arenas and no anchor tenant. Kansas City Quebec City Greater Toronto Seattle That’s quite a list. If those four … Continue reading

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Kansas City — City of Leverage

Seattle has some job creator that is going to build them an arena. Currently, the arena has no anchor tenant. Edmonton has hockey team, but their job creator (do they use that term in Canada or is it uniquely American) … Continue reading

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Seattle arena going up — city’s chances of gaining an NHL team, not so much

Seattle is going to build a new arena without an anchor tenant. Good idea? Sure it is. It’s worked well for us, so far. The fact that we don’t have an NHL or NBA team is just a minor annoyance, … 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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