The NHL Commissioner reportedly flew to Seattle to get an update on the SODO Arena

he NHL to Seattle rumors that Seattle Times investigative reporter Geoff Baker started a month ago received a major boost on Tues. March 13th; when King 5 reporter Chris Daniels broke the story that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettmand and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly flew to Seattle to meet with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King Country Executive Dow Constantine. This meeting occurred last week.

According to Daniels, the meeting consisted of Bettman and Daly getting to know Murray and Constantine, as well as receive an update on the SODO Arena;

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2 responses to “The NHL Commissioner reportedly flew to Seattle to get an update on the SODO Arena

  1. … which is better than the NBA Commissioner(s) not acknowledging that Seattle even exists.

    • Neil Roberts

      Silver acknowleds that Seattle exist…he just isn’t in a hurry to expand, yet.

      Meanwhile the NHL has been trying to get into Seattle since the mid-70’s. And has run into repeated roadblocks in the city — from the Totems owner missing payment deadlines during the round of expansion in ’74, to the lack of a NHL ready arena in Seattle.

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