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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. Return of the Whalers? Howard Baldwin thinks he can make it happen (again)

    Nov 15, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT

    Ron Francis

    Former Whalers owner Howard Baldwin won’t rest until he gets the NHL back in Hartford.

  4. NHL schedule humor: Coyotes take on Jets in home opener

    Oct 15, 2011, 1:26 AM EDT

    Phoenix Coyotes v Detroit Red Wings - Game Two

    The new Jets will faceoff with the old Jets for a home-opener extravaganza on Saturday night. Someone must have a sense of humor in the league’s scheduling office….

  5. Relocation audition time? Kings-Penguins game in Kansas City sold out

    Sep 27, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

    Sprint Center - Kansas City

    Fire up your relocation theories, the Kings and Penguins game in Kansas City is a sellout. So who wants to move to the midwest?

  6. Alex Burmistrov feeling right at home in Winnipeg

    Sep 4, 2011, 8:33 PM EDT

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    Alex Burmistrov

    The Thrashers move to Winnipeg might be tricky for some players, but for Jets youngster Alex Burmistrov he thinks he’ll fit right in there.

  7. 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.

  8. Gary Bettman says NHL will try to keep Islanders from moving

    Aug 2, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game One

    Gary Bettman says that the NHL will do what it can to keep the New York Islanders from relocating.

  9. Could AEG’s plans to build an NFL stadium in LA crush Kansas City’s NHL dreams?

    Jul 27, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT

    Sprint Center

    AEG’s plans to build an NFL stadium in LA could make Kansas City’s chances of getting a NBA or NHL tenant for its Sprint Center quite grim.

  10. Charles Wang: If arena referendum doesn’t pass he’s not trying to develop area anymore

    Jul 24, 2011, 1:03 PM EDT

    Charles Wang

    If the Islanders arena referendum doesn’t pass on August 1, Charles Wang says he’s not going to try and develop the Nassau Coliseum area anymore.

  11. 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?

  12. City of Glendale’s Mayor: “what would life be like with no team in the arena?”

    Jul 7, 2011, 8:57 PM EDT

    Jobing.com Arena

    Just because True North has found their team and brought the NHL back to Winnipeg, the Coyotes situation in Arizona still hasn’t been magically solved for the league. Potential owner Matthew Hulsizer dropped his bid to buy the struggling franchise on June 27 and the league has not publically announced any new potential suitors. There…

  13. 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.

  14. NHL Board of Governors officially approve Atlanta Thrashers’ relocation to Winnipeg

    Jun 21, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    As expected, the NHL’s Board of Governors approved the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, making True North Sports and Entertainment their new owners.

  15. Bettman says Atlanta franchise “wasn’t economically viable”

    Jun 20, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT

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    In an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, NHL Commission Gary Bettman said, “the franchise wasn’t economically viable. We are not happy about it.”

  16. Winnipeg fallout: Thrashers staffers face uncertain future, Manitoba Moose move

    Jun 10, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    Craig Ramsay

    True North replaced many Thrashers staffers with Manitoba Moose employees while key coaching staff members wonder about their future. Speaking of the Moose: they’ll play in St. John’s N.L. next season.

  17. 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.

  18. What are the most likely scenarios for Southeast Division realignment?

    Jun 1, 2011, 12:49 AM EDT

    The MTS hockey arena in seen on Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg

    Realignment will have to wait for at least a season, but will Detroit, Columbus, or Nashville end up in the Eastern Conference with the NHL shakes up the Southeast Division?

  19. Andrew Ladd will be first test for Winnipeg signing their own players

    May 31, 2011, 10:21 PM EDT

    Andrew Ladd

    One of the first orders of business for the team in Winnipeg is to lock-up their new captain, restricted free agent Andrew Ladd.

  20. Thrashers co-owner: ‘Not enough of us are passionate’ about keeping team in Atlanta

    May 30, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT

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    Thrashers co-owner Rutherford Seydel discussed the Thrashers possible move, stating that many members of the ownership group tried their best to keep the team but admitted there “aren’t enough” of people in the group passionate enough to get something done.

  21. Atlanta Thrashers update: Some reports indicate announcement could come Tuesday

    May 30, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

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    Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

    Some reporters are claiming the Thrashers-to-Winnipeg announcement could be made as early as Tuesday. There is at least a hint of hope for Thrashers fans, though, as a new potential local suitor reportedly emerged late last week.

  22. Former Winnipeg Jet Luciano Borsato believes a new team can work in Winnipeg

    May 29, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Former Winnipeg Jets forward Luciano Borsato thinks a team in Winnipeg can absolutely work there again, whether they’re named the Jets or not.

  23. Thrashers update: Bettman preaches patience, speculation for announcement continues

    May 26, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

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    NHL in Winnipeg

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman are preaching patience to excited Winnipeg fans who anxiously await an official announcement regarding the Thrashers’ relocation.

  24. Thrashers updates: Press conference to come soon, realignment might wait until 2012

    May 24, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT

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    Various outlets debate when the Thrashers-to-Winnipeg move will officially be announced. Meanwhile, people expect the “Winnipeg Thrashers” to play in the Southeast Division for one season before a division realignment takes place.

  25. Another sign for Atlanta relocation? Manitoba AHL team set to move to St. John’s, Newfoundland

    May 21, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Manitoba Moose

    While the move of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg isn’t done yet, the space is clear now for them to move in as the Manitoba Moose AHL team is moving to an old AHL haunt in Newfoundland.

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