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Pittsburgh Fence Sitting

An entertaining little column from The Pitch in Kansas City:

Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce that his team would be stepping up negotiations with Kansas City officials. But later, in the same press conference, Lemieux reiterated his interest in staying in Pittsburgh and said that “Kansas City reeks of sewage” and playing hockey there “would be like starting a cricket team in Brooklyn.”

Lemieux began the press conference by saying that the team would relocate to Kansas City if a deal couldn’t be reached with Pittsburgh. The former hockey great then stuck out his right pinky finger, jutted it in the corner of his mouth and slowly uttered, “Or will we?”

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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.

In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.

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