To Gary Bettman, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament

February 17th, 2010 by Michael Tofteland Leave a reply »
Dear Gary,

Please stop treating us like we're idiots.

The Coyotes don't belong in Phoenix, no matter what you want us to think.

Your experiment has run its course, and now it's time to plug the positives into a system that actually works.

And that means letting the Coyotes go on home to Winnipeg.

What I'm about to say may come as a shock to you, but Canada actually enjoys watching hockey. In fact, they're crazy about it. Canada and Hockey are the Joanie and Chachi of the sports world. Why keep them apart?

Now I don't mean to offend the one or two loyal 'Yotes fans that troll around B/R because it's gotta' be tough being a fan of this team considering the lack of excitement (see: playoff berth) they've generated during their tenure in Arizona.

And it's especially hard for me to advocate a move considering the season they're having (37 wins in 63 games, good for 4th in the Western Conference) but with the current state of flux as far as ownership goes (see: complete cluster****) a move seems like the best possible option.

Think about it, you know there is a fan base in Winnipeg waiting to ...

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