View single post by Cory17
 Posted: Mon Feb 23rd, 2009 08:54 am
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khawk wrote: tamalie wrote: Even though Phoenix is on the brink, would the NHL really let that team fail? As bad as the NHL comes across due to having some weak clubs, it would arguably look worse if a team folded.


It's bleeding money and the other owners are being asked to prop it up for Bettman's sake. They'll only allow that for so long.

Short-term, the league might look bad if some teams went bye-bye, but it would only benefit the game and the other owners in the long-term and when it comes down to $$$ for the owners, that's all that matters in the end.

It's not going to happen.  They did not let Ottawa or Buffalo go when they basically went tits up a few years back, and it has Gretzky pimping for it......saying that, I would like to see about 24 teams in the NHL, Fuck Phoenix.

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