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Utica Nucks would actually be a fantastic name

Funny that you mentioned that....

http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/vancouver-canucks/Vancouver+Canucks+farm+team+going+Utica/8521827/story.html

The Vancouver Canucks have received American Hockey League approval to move their orphaned farm team to Utica in upper New York state.

A press conference is scheduled for noon Eastern time in Utica on Friday to announce the new agreement.

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...and if the long-term plan is to continue to pursue the Abbotsford-Utica swap, it would actually bring that AHL franchise full-circle, which started life as the Utica Devils.

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A guess...

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Utica Nucks would actually be a fantastic name

Funny that you mentioned that....

http://www.vancouver...1827/story.html

The Vancouver Canucks have received American Hockey League approval to move their orphaned farm team to Utica in upper New York state.

A press conference is scheduled for noon Eastern time in Utica on Friday to announce the new agreement.

May your prospects be consumed with homesickness and suicidal despair.

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It's the Comets according to most Vancouver sportswags and a press release sent from the Mohawk Valley Garden

Actually the press conference was apparently about a half hour ago.

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May your prospects be consumed with homesickness and suicidal despair.

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It's the Comets according to most Vancouver sportswags and a press release sent from the Mohawk Valley Garden

Actually the press conference was apparently about a half hour ago.

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At least neither of those are us!

Sincerely,

Beloit

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According to Elliotte Friedman, the Vancouver Canucks, who announced on Friday that their AHL team was moving to Utica, N.Y., originally had planned to put it in Seattle in KeyArena. Turns out, they were told "it was not available for hockey," reported Friedman.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/phoenix-coyotes-moving-seattle-roenick-reportedly-part-plan-143114434.html

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According to Elliotte Friedman, the Vancouver Canucks, who announced on Friday that their AHL team was moving to Utica, N.Y., originally had planned to put it in Seattle in KeyArena. Turns out, they were told "it was not available for hockey," reported Friedman.

http://sports.yahoo....-143114434.html

Really hoping its because they don't have an ice plant.

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The United Center evidently doesn't have an ice plant. Hasn't stopped us!

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