Will the Quebec Nordiques come back?

Will the Quebec Nordiques come back?

Will the Quebec Nordiques come back?

Quebec government officials met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman yesterday and were given bad news. The NHL told the Quebec government, there is no interest currently from the NHL having a team in Quebec City. Right now, it looks like the Quebec Nordiques will not be making a come back any time soon.

Who are the Quebec Nordiques now?

the Colorado Avalanche
The Nordiques left Quebec City after the 1994-95 NHL season, relocating to Denver to become the Colorado Avalanche, which won the Stanley Cup in the new team’s first season.

Will Arizona Coyotes relocate?

Coyotes officially announce move to play at Arizona State’s hockey arena for 3 years. The Arizona Coyotes will use Arizona State’s new on-campus hockey arena for at least the next three years while the team looks for a permanent home.

Will there be more NHL teams?

In 2018, the NHL Board of Governors awarded a franchise to Seattle. The team, as yet unnamed, will play its first season in 2021-22, bringing the league to 32 teams. Interestingly, each of the expansion teams of 1967 had to pay an Original Six team $2 million to enter the NHL.

Why did the Nordiques moved to Colorado?

Charlie Lyons and the COMSAT company purchased the Nordiques in the summer of 1995 and moved the team to Colorado to play as the renamed Avalanche for the 1995-96 campaign.

Can Hamilton have a NHL team?

Hamilton, Ontario There have been several attempts to bring NHL hockey to Hamilton over the last decade, but each attempt has failed. Wealthy businessman Jim Balsillie has tried to bring existing NHL franchises to Hamilton, but hasn’t had too much success.

Why did Coyotes change arenas?

The Coyotes say the change is needed because ASU’s arena only holds 5,000 people, and the law that allowed professional sports team to run retail sports books and mobile gambling operations requires facilities to seat at least 10,000.

Why is Arizona moving arenas?

2015 – Glendale voids the long-term lease after an alleged violation of conflict of interest laws. 2016 – the Arizona Coyotes announce plans to move to the Arizona State University campus in Tempe, a 25-minute drive from Glendale, and build a new arena there. The university subsequently backs out of the deal.