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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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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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