Quebec Will Be Canada’s Seventh NHL CityùBet On It

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Steve Thompson in NHL
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Last week's announcement by Quebec mayor Regis Lebeaume that a feasibility study will be undertaken about a proposed new $400 million, 18,000 seat arena was another step on the path to return the Nordiques to Quebec. The mayor has recently held discussions with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman who gave his unofficial blessing to the project. There have been many steps already taken along this route.á First, there was a petition signed by 80,000 fans asking for the return of the team and a new arena built.á Then the Provincial Government has pledged some money (though not the sum Lebeaume wants) to the project.á Lebeaume has pledged some municipal funds.á Next, a main investor, Quebecor, has vowed to be the main bidder for a returned franchise and has been seeking o ...

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