The Quebec Nordiks announce their withdrawal

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  1. Zednik

    Zednik Registered User

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    Just heard on radio... J.P. Boily called a press conference and announced that the Nordiks won't be part of the WHA. However, he said the other WHA franchises still think they can start as soon as october.
     
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    ouch!
     
  3. deathbear

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    i'm so surprised!

    ....... <_<
     
  4. Dario Cueto

    Dario Cueto KIND OF A BIG DEAL

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    HAHAHAHA!

    What a joke, when will it go away so we can just forget about it?
     
  5. QcS

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    this probably signifies the end of the league. The Nordiks seemed like the most serious team of them all, and were the only ones who had everything together and were to be ready for the new season.

    They probably just decided to cut their losses realizing that the league was gonna fold.
     
  6. Papa Smurf

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  7. Stammer Time*

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    4 teams now?
     
  8. So wait. There is still Halifax, Dallas, Detroit, and Florida? I'm confused. :amazed:
     
  9. Dave is a killer

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    not even an original 6... :lol: :banana: :jump: :yo:
     
  10. garnetpalmetto

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    It's Halifax, Dallas, Detroit, Vancouver.
     
  11. incawg

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    RIP WHA


    I hardly knew ye.
     
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    LOL hmmm i wonder when the whole league will withdrawl.
     
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  14. Papa Smurf

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    No, there's still Vancouver. I think a league should atleast have 6 teams.
     
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    I'm shocked :lol
     
  16. Verbal Kint*

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    I realize its a stupid question but what happened to the Toros? Could they not get a lease on an arena? I can't find anything about their withdrawl on this board.
     
  17. Ya, they couldn't get a place to play.
     
  18. Blind Gardien

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    I'm waiting until it's just down to Halifax, Florida, and Vancouver and they have to fold from travel cost projections alone. :dunno:
     
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    Why do people keep mentioning Florida? I thoughtthat the ownership group never got it together and that originally it was only going to be a 5 team league (Dallas, Detroit, Halifax, Vancouver, Quebec)
     
  20. Papa Smurf

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    Orlando and jacksonville never got their asses in gear.
     
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    The ones organizing this joke of a hockey league never had their asses in gear to begin with. They werent set on making a competative hockey league but merely a league the NHL could assimilate again and the owners of the WHA walk away with cash.
     
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    Why does it seem like all "hockey-lovers" on the board seem to want the WHA to fail?
     
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  25. Verbal Kint*

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    A) It takes quality players and splits the league.
    B) It is run horribly
     
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