Seattle’s NHL dreams squashed by Phoenix Coyotes

Coyotes vs. Canucks

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the city of Glendale voting to keep the Phoenix Coyotes in Arizona. After a four hour debate by the city council that was perhaps one of the greatest comedies to watch in recent memory, officials voted 4-3 to approve an agreement that will reportedly keep the Coyotes in Arizona. Though Renaissance Sports and Entertainment and their new partner, Global Spectrum, still have to finalize the agreement with Glendale, it’s expected that the two will agree and that the NHL will eventually approve the decision as well.

Seattle spacious and looking for NHL renter

Canucks Girls

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger talks about Seattle potentially receiving an NHL team and why they are long overdue for one. It seems fairly certain a team will be moving to Seattle now within the next five years, and heck, it could even happen next season if the current deal being deliberated in the land of the desert dogs doesn’t go down as planned. Regardless, it makes for some fun day-dreaming of all the possibilities that come with an NHL hockey team in Sea-Town.

Mariners opposition to Sodo arena doesn’t faze Mayor McGinn

Mariners vs. City of Seattle

NWSB Insider Steve tells us that the Seattle Mariners should do everything to retract this letter and get ready for Opening Day. Most everyone who knows steve knows how much he loves the M’s and how much he stands up for the franchise, but even he admits this letter will leave egg all over the face of Mariners brass. He can fully understand their intent, but Chuck Armstrong and Howard Lincoln need to be quiet.

Sodo not the right location for new teams? #thingsthatmakemegohmmmm

Sodo District

NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us that the Seattle Mariners yesterday sent the city of Seattle a letter. Chuck Armstrong and Howard Lincoln are opposed to the SODO development plans being put in place by business man Chris Hansen. It would bring scheduling, traffic and parking challenges that would likely require hundreds of millions of dollars to mitigate. OR would it take away money from your luxury boxes and gate revenues?

Vancouver’s Top five reasons why Seattle should have an NHL team

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman

Vancouver Canucks insider C-Mac brings us five reasons why Canucks fans want a NHL Hockey team in Seattle. From cheaper expenses compared to Rogers Arena to not having to travel to Phoenix, these anecdotes will have you begging for an NHL team in Seattle Washington in 2012. Make it happen Christopher Hansen and the Seattle city council.

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