NY Post: Brooks Sunday tidbits. A blurb about the TV contract and Brooks adds this: Stronger ownership and greater interest in Winnipeg therefore is far more meaningful to the league than weaker ownership and less interest in Georgia. Winnipeg Sun: Winnipeg franchise names scooped up. Lots of speculation out there. Winnipeg Free Press: Lies, damn [...]
The Atlanta Thrashers ownership saga has been going on for several years now and has certainly been complex, frustrating, and at times, mysterious (ie. The Balkan). Last week, it was reported in The Globe and Mail newspaper that the saga may soon be over as a deal in principle has been reached to bring The [...]
Dixie Drama: Gary Bettman’s non-denial denial, NHL’s calm before the storm, Keilback wants another shot, Thrashers down to last strike?
Globe & Mail: Atlanta Thrashers moving to Winnipeg. Stephen Brunt breaks the news that the Thrashers will be moving to Winnipeg. While we at IC are optimistic that the team will come here, we will wait for confirmation from another source before we run to Portage & Main. Globe & Mail: Why Bettman fights for [...]