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by Alanah McGinley on 05/30/08 at 01:59 PM ET
From Randy Turner at the Winnipeg Free Press,
It’s difficult to forget how in the immediate aftermath of the Jets’ departure to Phoenix, the sense of mourning—for most hockey fans, at least—was palpable. There were fond and fresh memories of white-outs, now a staple in the land of the Penguins. Then there were long-standing feelings of bitterness and cynicism toward a league that never really wanted Winnipeg in the first place.
Not to mention the subsequent hundreds of millions of dollars frittered away to finance the facade of the NHL someday operating a successful franchise in the Arizona desert.
But now, with the passage of time, there’s a void replaced by… what? Ambivalence? Acceptance? Disinterest?
*thanks to a KK reader for passing this on
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