Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 6/21/13
The City of Goodwill A metropolis with a core population over 630,000 and one that is but a short 178 Canadian kilometres from the 49th parallel doesn’t have an NHL hockey team, and that is pretty sad. You might say it’s a deluxe five bedroom house with five bathrooms and  is close to amenities. Not to mention, it’s got a great kitchen. What’s also sad though is that fans of the National Hockey League have had to put up with the lunacy that runs so clearly through Gary Bettman’s brain. The Jets were sent to Glendale and the Nordiques to Denver because the financial times hit those places hard .But that doesn’t justify the fact they moved or the fact that other (American) locations closer to the border than bloody Phoenix (or Florida or Carolina or Dallas or San Jose) that would much better suit an NHL team, don’t have one. It seems fairly certain a team will be moving to Seattle now within the next five years, and heck, it could even happen next season if the current deal being deli...
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