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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Arena News

While Nassau hires a law firm  (blah, blah, blah) 
http://www.newsday.com/sports/hockey/islanders/nassau-hires-law-firm-to-handle-coliseum-talks-1.3989367

Seattle reaches final agreement to build a new arena.  Now all they need are teams.
http://www.kgw.com/news/business/Final-deal-reached-on-Seattle-hoops-hockey-arena-169304716.html
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/komo/article/McGinn-Arena-deal-reached-Sonics-fans-have-3854965.php

And this commentary piece: "Favorable, innovative arena deal a boon for Seattle"
http://seattletimes.com/html/jerrybrewer/2019119848_brewer11.html 

There are 123 games (less those to be lost in this silly lockout) remaining in the Coliseum lease.
 
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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