December 1, 2012
Non-traditional hockey markets producing good players
By CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency
PLANO, TEX. - NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has taken his lumps for expanding into America's Sunbelt.
But as time goes on, there's more proof putting NHL teams in places like Florida, Texas, Arizona, Tennessee and California has accomplished at least one thing in the NHL's favour: those non-traditional hockey markets are now producing some pretty good players.