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  1. Seattle makes a lot of sense for the Coyotes

    Jan 3, 2012, 5:44 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Phoenix Coyotes

    Then again, so does Quebec City and Toronto.

  2. Southern Ontario might get an NHL-ready arena (even if NHL isn’t ready)

    Nov 22, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT

    nhllogo

    It’s pretty hard to believe that getting an NHL team isn’t the No. 1 goal with this plan …

  3. Assessing the fortunes of the Ducks, Panthers and Stars since NHL’s 1993 expansion

    Aug 29, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

    Brett Hull

    Here’s a look at how the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars and Florida Panthers fared since they came into existence in 1993.

  4. Where Business Journal’s rankings for NHL feasibility miss the mark

    Aug 21, 2011, 6:07 PM EDT

    Nordiques Fans Hockey

    Business Journal ranked out which cities would make for the best landing spot for new or relocating NHL franchises. While they can be financially capable that doesn’t mean they’d be a good landing spot for a team.

  5. How Gretzky trade changed the hockey landscape in LA

    Aug 9, 2011, 11:57 PM EDT

    wayne gretzky

    Plenty has been made of what the trade meant for Sunbelt hockey, the Edmonton Oilers, and Canadian hockey as a whole. But sometimes the immeasurable impact Gretzky’s trade had on the local Southern California market gets lost in the mix.

  6. The forgotten arena: The Sprint Center in Kansas City

    Jul 15, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v St. Louis Blues

    The Sprint Center in Kansas City still sits waiting for a permanent NHL tenant. But do city officials even want an NHL (or NBA) team for the arena anymore?

  7. Report: Seattle building a new arena to lure hockey team?

    Jul 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Storm Saviors Basketball

    Chicago businessman Don Levin has been in the Seattle area putting together plans to build an arena that would house a potential NHL team.

  8. Jim Balsillie could get an NHL team if he “behaves himself”

    Jun 7, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT

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    BlackBerry Hosts Premiere Party for "The Conspirator" at TIFF

    After years and years of trying to acquire an NHL team, it looks like Gary Bettman and the league has finally given Jim Balsillie reason to hope that he may finally get what he desperately wants.

  9. Quebec officials name who will pay the bill for their new NHL-friendly $400M arena: taxpayers

    Feb 10, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

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    Quebec City officials announced that their upcoming $400 million arena will be paid 50-50 by the city and the province.

  10. Numbers don’t back up nostalgia when it comes to bringing the NHL back to Quebec, Winnipeg

    Dec 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

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    In an ideal world, the Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets could play in the NHL again. Unfortunately, the numbers say that the two markets would probably struggle to support a pro team.

  11. Is contraction a viable option for solving attendance woes?

    Oct 26, 2010, 12:14 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Phoenix Coyotes

    One columnist thinks that contraction should be an option for the NHL to fix its financial and attendance problems. Is it something that could actually be considered? Well, uh…

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