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FTB: Vegas is in, but will the NHL also select Toronto as a hub city?

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The NHL is moving closer to announcing where the 24 remaining teams will finish this hockey season.

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Some hard news has finally been reported on the selection of the ‘hub cities’ which will host NHL teams as they both prepare for and play in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Las-Vegas Review Journal has the story that their city is all but guaranteed a spot, and it will be confirmed in about ten days from now.

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The selection for the hub city in the east still is not confirmed, even unofficially, but Toronto continues to be touted as the favourite.

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Poll

Do you care if Toronto is selected as a "Hub City"?

This poll is closed

  • 25%
    Yes. It’s a sign they care about this market and know we’re not just another hockey town.
    (53 votes)
  • 57%
    No. If no one can even go to the games, why would we care where they are played?
    (117 votes)
  • 16%
    Ewwwww! Keep those possibly virus infected players as far away from my city as possible!
    (34 votes)
204 votes total Vote Now