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#21 Posted on
    Originally posted by JustinShapiro
    The NHL has no place in Hamilton and Jim Balsillie has no place in the NHL. I wish great malice on that man.

    (edited by JustinShapiro on 30.7.08 0025)


Heaven forbid the NHL accept an owner that actually has money and wants a team.

Also, heaven forbid the NHL from putting a team in a city that will actually go to games and support the team.

Let's be honest, Quebec and Winnipeg lost their teams because they couldn't make a go of it. I am not sure that putting teams back there makes any sense.

Hamilton, however, has never gotten the chance and I think putting a team there makes sense. Southern Ontario is ripe for another hockey team and there would be no problem generating support for the team.



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#22 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.80
I think the general Toronto area probably could support two teams without much trouble. I don't know how much the Leafs and Sabres would like the idea, though.

Balsillie, on the other hand, is a liar and a charlatan who isn't interested in what's best for the NHL and thinks its rules don't apply to him. He's the Ontarian Clay Bennett.
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Eric Boulton! LOL! I remember when he was CUT in the ECHL, from the Hampton Roads Admirals, and he got signed by CHarlotte. The first time they came to town, he was talking smack during warmups and Aaron Downey decided he would whoop his ass.
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