01-29-2013, 07:52 AM #1
Markham arena deal gets messy as NHL looks on
My guess is that a 20,000-seat arena will be built in suburban Toronto and at some point it will attract either an existing or expansion NHL franchise to the world’s most underserviced hockey market. But what we’re seeing now in this whole process is the nasty side of local politics. And until that gets cleaned up, the thought of Toronto getting a second NHL team will be a pipe dream.