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#41 Casey

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Posted 12 July 2008 - 05:39 PM

Florida and Nashville. No chance I'd cut a Canadian squad.
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Posted 17 July 2008 - 08:05 AM

the problem I have with this poll is that you HAVE to eliminate a Canadian team. Curious why there isnt 1 question with 10 answers with your choice for multiple answers. Definately would make more sense.

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 03:18 PM

QUOTE (kevkev @ May 21, 2007 - 12:12PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
results were how I expected to see them. (I voted Vancouver and Phoenix). Tjhough if it were an option, Id vote Anaheim.

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Haha, I voted for the two top teams without even trying... Edmonton and Florida.

Florida is non-existent, although I'd hate to discredit Edmonton's past cups or history. I will say it was much harder to choose a Canadian team than it was an American one.

I could've chosen like 5 American teams we don't need.

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 07:10 PM

I picked San Jose and Ottawa. Neither franchise has one a Cup and they are redundant as far as state/province representation.

And I agree it was difficult choosing a Canadian team. I think the Panthers and Thrashers should go and TB should stay for any remaining southern fans, and they have a Cup. I like Nashville and think that they and the Islanders could succeed in drawing fans if they could succeed on the ice.

There is no reason for a team in LA, Anaheim, and Phoenix considering their proximity. I'd say two should go but the Ducks have a Cup and the Kings are part of the first expansion so I feel that should garner them some respect.

Washington has a bunch of bandwagon fans, and Columbus has a lot of transplanted Wings fans, but both had high viewership in the playoffs so their markets aren't necessarily bad, just sick of losing.

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 09:09 AM

1- Even with guys like Kovalchuk and Ovechkin, the thrashers and caps can't even have a sell-out crowd and that's a shame. 2- The isles play in a s***ty arena so if they don't built in a new one, they will probably move.
3- Columbus has a good fanbase who are just sick of losing and REALLY wants to see action in April

But if there's a team who needs to go, it's the FLORIDA PANTHERS: The ppl who live here don't even care or know what is hockey.

As for the canadian team, the team who needs to go is......THE OTTAWA SENATORS: This is the only canadian team who once draw less than 10 000 ppl in a season (1994-95) and I agree with chunkylover, they are redundant as a province representation.



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Posted 27 January 2009 - 03:19 PM

I'd eliminate or move Phoenix, Florida and Anaheim. No Canadian teams would be gone.
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Posted 28 January 2009 - 04:49 AM

keep all canadian teams I would move Phoenix to Winnipeg, Atlanta to Green Bay, Florida to Hawaii j/k j/k actually Florida to Milwaukee and either LA or Anaheim to Indy or Seattle or Hartford or Quebec just one needs to go

Edited by pockets, 28 January 2009 - 04:58 AM.


#48 Ms_Hockey

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 02:44 AM

I really don't understand how anybody in their right mind would want to get rid of Calgary.
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Posted 31 January 2009 - 11:48 AM

Get rid of PHX and Tampa.
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#50 talex

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 03:40 PM

Why just 2, why not more? Any teams that cannot be supported by the local fans or outside sales. Why should Successful teams have to pitch into a pool that makes the league watered down and mediocre? I know all this has been talked about before, but eventually the cap which is to keep teams viable that cannot float on their own around and take away from teams and fans that want it more is going to wreck hockey. I used to love football, baseball etc... but those leagues do not even mildly interst me anymore, every year mostly a bunch of washed out teams who change players as often as a baby's diaper...

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 03:43 PM

QUOTE (pockets @ January 28, 2009 - 03:49AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
keep all canadian teams I would move Phoenix to Winnipeg, Atlanta to Green Bay, Florida to Hawaii j/k j/k actually Florida to Milwaukee and either LA or Anaheim to Indy or Seattle or Hartford or Quebec just one needs to go


Yes an NHL team in Milwaukee!!!!!!!!!!!!! just make sure they are in the same division as the Wings so I do not have to drive for 8 hours to see a game...

Admirals are fun to watch... but not as much as the Wings.

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 01:00 PM

NYI and OTT.
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Posted 26 February 2009 - 04:43 PM

QUOTE (jaytan @ May 25, 2007 - 02:58PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why in the world would we want to eliminate a Canadian team?

I picked Montreal. laugh.gif


Canada is hockey.

Even when their teams suck, I wouldnt want to get rid of them.

#54 HadThomasVokounOnFortSt

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 12:31 PM

The only team that should leave is Phoenix.
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