NHL May Return To Winnipeg But Only Because It Has To, Not Wants To

May 11th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »

That's roughly the number of days Winnipeg Manitoba has went without hockey since their beloved Jets were forced to move to Phoenix, Arizona following this loss , April 28, 1996 in the first round of the playoffs, of all places.

In an ironic twist of fate following Friday's news that prospective NHL puppet owner Jerry Reinsdorf's "bid" fell through, and Monday's hastily drawn up Ice Edge Holdings meeting with Glendale that subsequently—and some would say to no surprise—fell through as well, when the dust cleared, who was left but the little old province of whence it came, Winnipeg, Manitoba waiting to collect her child, re-branded the Phoenix Coyotes with open arms.

"Don't you ever try a stunt like that again!" Mother Manitoba likely will tell her prodigal sons when they fly come to Canada and once again become the Jets, pending tonight's kangaroo city council meeting of which will be streamed live over the internet via the Winnipeg Free Press whom will also simultaneously be running a live blog.

I mean, who are we kidding, Reinsdorf and his phony bid are out of which I was all over from the very beginning as suspic ...

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