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  1. The NHL's Vegas expansion plans

    Craig Custance

    Gary Bettman's recent visit to Seattle became big news when word got out he was in town. Later, he'd explain that he was just in the neighborhood, attending playoff games in California, and wanted to see exactly what the latest was with Chris Hansen'...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Seattle investment group remains focused on NBA, not NHL

    The investor who attempted to purchase the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle says his investment group is solely focused on pursuing the NBA and is not interested in owning an NHL franchise.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. George Gosbee, Canada group aim to purchase Phoenix Coyotes for $...

    Scott Burnside

    Canadian financier George Gosbee emerged Thursday as part of a group of fellow Canadian investors who hope to close a deal to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL for $170 million, a source told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  4. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to NBA board -- Hear us out

    Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson said Tuesday that the joint committee that will decide whether the Kings leave might want to discuss his city's proposal before the NBA board of governors meetings April 18-19.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  5. Greg Jamison, main suitor of Phoenix Coyotes, can't produce capit...

    Scott Burnside

    Greg Jamison, the main suitor for the Coyotes, cannot produce the capital needed to purchase the team from the NHL and a Jan. 31 deadline to maintain a critical lease agreement with Glendale will pass without a deal, multiple sources have told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  6. Kevin Johnson, mayor of Sacramento, tells Seattle 'don't celebrat...

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson had a stern warning for Seattle SuperSonics fans who are excited about the prospect of the NBA returning to the Puget Sound next season.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  7. Seattle's NHL potential

    Craig Custance

    It's quite possible Seattle was already the front-runner to land the next NHL franchise either through relocation or expansion. But the Maloof family's decision to sell the Sacramento Kings to Chris Hansen's Seattle group could both st...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  8. NHL -- Seattle's NHL potential for expansion, relocation

    Craig Custance

    With the NBA returning to Seattle, will the NHL move one of its teams into the Emerald City? Craig Custance explores that very possibility.

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  9. Seattle City Council approves new arena deal

    A wealthy hedge-fund manager won approval Monday for his plan to bring professional men's basketball and hockey back to Seattle, with initially skeptical City Council members agreeing to put up $200 million for a new arena after he promised to personally

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  10. Seattle's plan to score an NHL team

    Craig Custance

    When news broke last week that the Seattle City Council supported a deal to build a $490 million arena in Seattle south of Safeco Field, the focus was on the potential return of the NBA and the lost Sonics. Chris Hansen, the main investor in Seattle&...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  11. NHL - Seattle seeking NHL team as AHL owner anticipates league ex...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance reports that the NHL -- lured by financial incentives, fan interest and the city's sizable media market -- might be setting up shop in the Emerald City through expansion rather than relocation.

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  12. Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen asks fans for patience

    Chris Hansen sees the groundswell of support that seems to be developing in the community behind his push for a new arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  13. Arena plan moves ahead as Seattle lures NBA

    Attempts to build a nearly $500 million arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle took another step forward on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  14. Seattle Mariners say NBA arena in neighborhood won't work

    For now, the Seattle Mariners believe a proposal to build a new NBA/NHL arena in Seattle needs to find a different home.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  15. Seattle's path to an NHL franchise

    Craig Custance

    If there were any doubts that Seattle has moved to the front of the line for the destination of a relocated NHL team or even for future expansion, they were erased Wednesday when Seattle announced Christopher Hansen's proposal to build a new are...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  16. Seattle is now NHL's leading relocation candidate, plus more mail...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that Seattle has emerged as the leading candidate for NHL relocation (or expansion). He also takes his weekly dive into the mailbag, answering questions on the Islanders' future and the ideal destination for Rick Nash.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2012