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Coyotes To Relocate to Oklahoma City (Humor)

Published by on June 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

After several attempts to buy and relocate the Phoenix Coyotes to South Ontario, Commissioner Gary Bettman has finally approved the sale of the franchise to Research in Motion CEO Jim Balsillie.

The team will be opening up the 2009-2010 season as the Oklahoma City Bombers.

"I am thrilled that the league has allowed my purchase," Balsillie told the Ottawa Sun. "Once certain parameters were reached, Bettman was more then happy with the relocation."

The new owners plan on designing a jersey and building an arena shortly, but when asked about what those certain parameters were, Balsillie told the press, "Mr. Bettman was concerned about moving the team to an area that actually cared about hockey. His concer...

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