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Western NHL seeking AHL West: report

Reps from eight Western NHL teams have lobbied NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly about working with the AHL on a western division or establishing a new league, according to TSN. The eight teams — the Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Phoenix Coyotes and Vancouver Canucks — […]

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Colorado to ECHL; Victoria to WHL

The Colorado Eagles are jumping from the Central Hockey League to the ECHL for the 2011-2012 season, dealing another blow to the beleaguered circuit; meanwhile, the owners of the Victoria Salmon Kings bought the assets of the Chilliwack Bruins and will field a Victoria team in that league. The Eagles were perennially one of the […]

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New for 2010: Scotiabank Saddledome

The rumors were true: the name of the home of the Calgary Flames (NHL) and Calgary Hitmen (WHL) is now Scotiabank Saddledome, as the banking giant closes on a new naming-rights deal. “We are delighted to be taking a new step in our partnership with the Calgary Flames, an integral part of this city, the […]

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Pengrowth out, Scotiabank in at Saddledome?

As the Pengrowth signs were removed yesterday from the Calgary Saddledome, the speculation is that Scotiabank will be signing a new naming-rights deal for the arena shortly. Officials with the Calgary Flames (NHL) and Calgary Hitmen (WHL), who control naming rights for the arena, wouldn’t talk about the new owner of rights with the Calgary […]

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