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Why Wayne Gretzky’s Phoenix Coyotes are Wanted as the Hamilton Tigers

Published by on May 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

It's time for the National Hockey League and the Hamilton Tigers to return to Hamilton, according to millions of Canadians, and other hockey fans.

The NHL is buzzing about Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes moving to southern Ontario.

Most of the Tigers fans are from Hamilton or nearby in southern Ontario. They are buzzing about BlackBerry billionaire Jim Balsillie's bid to bring the Phoenix Coyotes to the Copps Coliseum.

The story of how NHL hockey moved from Hamilton to New York in 1925 proved to be the single most important franchise relocation in league history, according to Myer Siemiatycki, a professor at Ryerson University.

Siemiatycki wrote an opinion piece for the Toronto Star as a fan of t...

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