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NHL schedule makers have created an itinerary for the 2010-11 season that includes a team based out of Winnipeg.
The schedule is a contingency plan as the future of the Phoenix Coyotes remains undecided, according to numerous media sources, including CBC Sports national reporter Teddy Katz.
Winnipeg would play in the Northwest Division, forcing the Colorado Avalanche to shift to the Pacific Division.
And it looks like the Goldwater Institute is planning to sue the City of Glendale if tonight's meeting lends itself to the COG backing the NHL's losses...
"Under Arizona's constitution, cities are not allowed to give subsidies to private sports owners, or any private businesses for that matter," said Carrie Ann Sitran, a lawyer with the Goldwater Institute.
"The fact that the city is being so secretive makes us really wonder what the city is trying to hide, especially when we know that taxpayers' dollars may be at stake."
Julie Frisoni, the Marketing Director for the city, speculated the city would try to flip the idea through user fees instead of paying money outright...