Monday, March 23, 2009

Habs On The Move?

TSN is reporting that the Montreal Canadians are up for sale.

Big Shooter put on his reporting shoes and is in the process of getting all the, what do the kids call it... the scoop? At this time I cannot reveal my sources, but it looks like the Habs could be sold to a group out of Kansas City (BS 4). If that is the case look for year 101 of the Habs to take place in the Mid-West of the USA.

While the KC rumors persist, other sources are saying they could end up in Las Vegas (BS 3). The name apparently would be changed to the Las Vegas Kenny Rogers. Less reliable sources are hinting that the team could be on the move to Hartford (BS 2).

Really, this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. With the difficult economic climate we are facing, along with the team's fall in the standings, it would be hard to maintain a team in Canada. This sad situation is just further proof that hockey, despite Gary Bettman's dream of seeing it thrive in Canada, perhaps was not meant to be north of the boarder.

More on this story to come...

For The Blueland Chronicle, I'm Big Shooter.

7 comments:

Mortimer Peacock said...

Maybe they could call the new team the Las Vegas Montreals, out of respect for history and stuff.

Mortimer Peacock said...

P.S. I heard it here first.

Razor Catch Prey said...

I am still supporting the Houston Canadiens.

Wayne from AL said...

Okay, Jim Balsillie: it's time to put up or shut up...You want a hockey team? Buy this one or stop hanging over U.S. teams like a buzzard!

The Falconer said...

Great cutting edge reporting guys. I've put up a post adding some more "facts" to this emerging story.

The Falconer said...

Oh and I'm hoping for "Le Jayhawks" personally.

Lisa aka HockeyWench said...

OK Guys you are right on this story. I was in Montreal for the game and Tuesday morning all the Montreal papers were talking about the Canadiens possibly being sold but not moved.