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.
Nobody tells me anything! Apparently this is old news, but the first I heard of it was today. We're going to have the Phoenix Roadrunners in the ECHL starting next season! Yeaaa! Claude Lemieux (nhl.com)