The W
Views: 107425286
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
4.10.15 0009
The W - Hockey - Pens "off the market".... may relocate
This thread has 2 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Thread rated: 5.36
Pages: 1
(210 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Post (2 total)

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 2 days
#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.26;_ylt=AsN9X55l0eYpg7akzRFlIR45nYcB?slug=ap-penguins-future&prov=ap&type=lgns

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are off the market, and owner Mario Lemieux says the team will look at relocating while it attempts to reach a deal for a new arena.

    "It is time to take control of our own destiny," Hall of Famer Lemieux said in a statement issued by his team Thursday.

    The Penguins are free to move when the 2006-07 season ends following a state panel's rejection Wednesday of a casino company's offer to build the team a new arena for free.

    Lemieux said talks will begin shortly with state and local leaders about a new arena, but added a move outside Pennsylvania is another option.
Promote this thread!

Since: 12.12.01
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 1 hour
#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.46
Mario's threats are real but right now he's just posturing for the best deal from the city. And it seems to be working; they've already dropped their request of the Pens' contribution to the arena from $4.1 million per year for 30 years to $1.6.
Thread rated: 5.36
Pages: 1
Thread ahead: New threads in college hockey
Next thread: Proposed Realignment
Previous thread: Blues clean out Kitchen
(210 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
I LOVE Pittsburgh's third jersey. The less said about those old Canucks yellow V suckers the better...
- Bullitt, Jersey's (2002)
Related threads: Penguins sold to Canadian Businessman - Penguins staying in Pittsburgh - NHL returning to Hartford? - More...
The W - Hockey - Pens "off the market".... may relocateRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board

©2001-2015 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.075 seconds.