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#StayNegi: Who Named These Teams? Seriously

As I sit here and wait for the start of the games tonight, I can't help but think WTH when looking at team names.  Have you sat down and really thought about them lately?  They are either really weird or so dumb I can't handle it.  Take a look at some of them with me.

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#StayNegi: Stay Away From Nostalgia

So there seems to be a big push to have this return to these cities of failed NHL teams.  In 1999, Atlanta received the Thrashers after losing the Flames back in 1980 to Calgary.  In 1995, Denver found the NHL back with the Avalanche after their original team relocated it New Jersey in 1982.  In 2000, Minneapolis received the Wild after loosing the North Stars to Dallas in 1993.  Most recently Winnipeg saw the return of the NHL with the Atlanta Thrashers relocated there this summer.  Atlanta, Kansas City, Minneapolis, and Winnipeg aren’t the only cities that have lost NHL teams over the years, and the way things are going, it seems more cities will be joining the club. 

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#StayNegi: Expanding the Canadian NHL

Perusing the internet today, I couldn’t help but notice the study Conference Board of Canada did on the financial stability of Canada and their ability to take their team count from 7 to 9 teams. 

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