Seattle’s City Council is on track for a September vote on whether or not to approve the third renovation of the Key Arena.
Dubsism’s Jonathan Werner joined us in our latest podcast to talk about the MLB All-Star game and NHL expansion.
On Wednesday, the NHL officially announced that it is exploring options for expansion. It’s a big step for a league to take, despite the fact that one of your teams … Continue Reading Analyzing the cities that are (probably) going to file for a NHL expansion franchise
After one day of meetings, the NHL announced that it is officially going to explore expansion, confirming what has been reported on for the last year. The league also announce … Continue Reading NHL beings to explore expansion by accepting applications for franchises
After months of silence on the arena front, the last week has been full of breaking news and insanely hot takes. On Monday, the Tukwila arena became a real thing … Continue Reading The arena race in Seattle is getting hot
The long rumored Tukwila arena proposal is finally a reality. As Ray Bartoszek has started to submit paperwork to the city.
Seattle mayor Ed Murray has set a due date of May 7th for the environmental impact statement, and that he would be behind a reasonable NHL first MOU amendment.
We discussed the potentia Tukwila arena, as well as comments made by the NBA commissioner with SonicsRising author Paul Rogers in our latest podcast.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL has received multiple overtures from prospective owners in the Seattle area. These owners have discussed arenas in Bellevue or Tukwila with him.
King 5’s Chris Daniels is reporting that Seattle mayor Ed Murray met with the commissioners of the NBA and NHL.
There are people out there who think that Seattle might struggle as a NHL market, especially if its an expansion team. I say that’s hogwash. Here are five reasons that Seattle would be a viable market for the NHL to expand to.
Howard Bloom of Sports Business news is reporting that the NHL is going to be expanding to Seattle, Quebec City, Las Vegas, and Toronto by 2017. According to Bloom, the … Continue Reading According to a report: NHL to expand to Seattle, Quebec City, Las Vegas, and Toronto by 2017
The NHL to Seattle rumors that Seattle Times investigative reporter Geoff Baker started a month ago received a major boost on Tues. March 13th; when King 5 reporter Chris Daniels broke … Continue Reading The NHL Commissioner reportedly flew to Seattle to get an update on the SODO Arena
In February, Seattle Time’s columnist and investigative reporter Geoff Baker wrote several articles that kicked off a runaway hype train about expansion to Seattle, Washington. It’s a train that I … Continue Reading An update on the NHL expansion rumors
Seattle City Councilmen Tim Burgess has stated that he does not believe that the Memorandum of Understanding — between Chris Hansen and the City — will be renegotiated to allow … Continue Reading Why the Seattle City Council’s reported stance on the hockey first option is a mistake
The rumors that the NHL is prepared to announce expansion to Seattle by no later than June has created a lot of excitement in Seattle. But these rumors have also led … Continue Reading Examining potential NHL expansion partners for Seattle