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Will Seattle have an NHL team soon? Expansion may be coming to the NHL sooner than expected. With the Coyotes staying in Phoenix, Gary Bettman is reportedly pushing for Seattle to get the next NHL team. Mitch Levy, a talk show host on KJR in Seattle, reported that Bettman is "encouraging the board of governors to make an expansion team available to Seattle." The team would enter the league for the 2014-2015 season. The short of it is: I'm hearing that the NHL Commish is encouraging the board of governors to make an expansion team available to Seattle. — mitch levy (@kjrmitch) July 31, 2013 If approved, the new expansion Seattle NHL club would cost approximately $275M. It would begin playing here in the 2014-2015 season. — mitch levy (@kjrmitch) July 31, 2013 Bettman has already had a meeting with Seattle mayor Mike McGinn about an NHL team coming to Seattle. "I let him know of the situation here, and that we were supportive of brining the NHL to Se
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While many issues would need to be addressed, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman reportedly wants a National Hockey League team based in Seattle.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is pushing to get an expansion team in Seattle, according to a report by KJR radio in Seattle.
Mitch Levy, a host on the station, sent this tweet early Wednesday:
The short of it is: I'm hearing that the NHL Commish is encouraging the board of governors to make an expansion team available to Seattle.
-- mitch levy (@kjrmitch) July 31, 2013 Levy...
The rumors about the NHL moving to Seattle are about to be reignited.
Mitch Levy a sports-talk radio host in Seattle shared a rumor saying NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is pushing the Board of Governors to make an expansion team available to Seattle. Levy says it would cost $275 million to start the team and that the new team would begin playing in the 2014-15 season.
((HT: Mitch Levy/950KJR Radio))
Mitch's Twitter has been busy Tuesday evening...
He has people (and we all know how influential and accurate "people" are) that are telling him that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is telling the Board of Governors that, when the Arizona Coyotes sale goes through and is approved, an expansion team is recommended to go to Seattle....
Mockup of a potential Seattle hockey arena. (SonicsArena.com)
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