Post Tagged with: "Seattle Metropolitans"

Fans of the Seattle Thunderbirds need their team to stay. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Five Potential Team Names for a New Seattle NHL Franchise

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration — Thomas Alva Edison Mr. Light Bulb’s insight was certainly valid with respect to most applications, but when it comes to […]

by · September 24, 2013 · 35 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists, Glendale (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Coyotes Relocation Would Lead to Significant Realignment

It seems fitting that the latest attempt to purchase the Coyotes fell apart within 48 hours of Groundhog Day. The NHL has owned the troubled Glendale-based franchise four long years […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes
The proposed Seattle Arena. Credit: 360 Architecture)

The Seattle Arena Project: An Update

Approximately ten days ago, preliminary architectural images of the new Seattle basketball/hockey arena were released. About five minutes later, the early reviews began to flood in. Charitably put, they were […]

by · December 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News, The Business of Hockey
Could scenes like this (pregame at Rogers Arena) be a part of Seattle's professional sports future?  (Attribution:  Mr. Leung, cc-by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

The Seattle Arena Opposition: How to Parry a Billionaire

There aren’t many cities that would seriously consider turning their backs on an investment of nearly $300 million in private capital within their boundaries, particularly during trying economic times. However, […]

by · July 14, 2012 · 8 comments · Uncategorized
A temporary home?  (picture by SchmuckyTheCat at the English language Wikipedia (

Seattle’s NHL Dream Takes a Big Step Forward

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It’s been a long four years since the Seattle Sonics left in the dead of night, […]

by · February 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes
Seattle Media Buzzing Over Potential NHL Relocation

Seattle Media Buzzing Over Potential NHL Relocation

Jeopardy answer: In 1917, this was the first American team to win the Stanley Cup Championship. Question: Who were the Seattle Metropolitans? Granted, it was nearly a century ago, during […]