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Toronto Mayor May Want Three NHL Teams in Greater Toronto Area

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Toronto mayor David Miller strongly supports the plans to bring NHL franchises to the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton, Ontario. That could mean three NHL teams in southern Ontario with two new ones to compete with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

On The FAN 590 radio, Miller said, "As a Canadian, I think it's time we stepped up and brought another NHL franchise to the GTA and created a great rivalry between hockey teams in Toronto and Hamilton."

He compared Toronto to New York City, as the New York area has three teams: the New York Rangers, New York Islanders, and New Jersey Devils.

"Southern Ontario is the hockey hotbed of the whole world," he said. There are different groups determined to get NHL franchises fo...

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