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by Paul on 03/12/10 at 01:45 PM ET
from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province,
“Yes, under the right circumstances and should there be a need or an opportunity, we would love to return to Winnipeg,” wrote NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly in an email.
“Love,” he said.
Well, in the immortal words of Junior Soprano, I’d love to, er, be intimate with Angie Dickinson, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to happen.
“We would have to take a closer look and do some due diligence to make a determination on the Winnipeg market before making a conclusion one way or the other,” Daly continued. “That’s not something we have the need or reason to do at this point.”
Maybe not. But the day seems to be drawing closer.
While it’s hard to separate the myth from the reality when it comes to this subject, the least you can say is the circumstances surrounding Winnipeg have changed dramatically over the last couple of years, just as the circumstances in the NHL have changed.
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