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WHL: Kootenay Ice Moving to Winnipeg for 2019-20

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WHL: Kootenay Ice Moving to Winnipeg for 2019-20

January 29, 2019 - 19:24 PM

The Western Hockey League this afternoon announced that the Kootenay Ice will relocate to Winnipeg for the 2019-20 season. The Ice will play out the remainder of the current season at their home in Cranbrook, B.C. before moving to Manitoba […]

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So Winnipeg will have an NHL team, AHL team and WHL team. Geez.

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41 minutes ago, SportsLogos.Net News said:

 

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The Western Hockey League this afternoon announced that the Kootenay Ice will relocate to Winnipeg for the 2019-20 season.


Remove the "ICE" wordmark from the logo, update the depiction of the creature so that it appears more emaciated, and rename the team the Winnipeg Wendigo

Then again, maybe a human being transformed into a cannibalistic monster by a malevolent spirit from indigenous North American folklore isn't exactly where a junior hockey team wants to turn to for branding inspiration.  

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Nanaimo was dead a long time ago after their referendum to replace Frank Crane Arena got shot down. Until they can get an arena that is completely privately financed, They won't be getting a WHL team... Which sucks because I would love to see the old Nanaimo Islanders return using the Gorton's Fishsticks logo

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