Edmonton Oilers: 4 Reasons a Move to Seattle Would Be Terrible for the NHL

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Edmonton Oilers: 4 Reasons a Move to Seattle Would Be Terrible for the NHL
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If Daryl Katz were to move the Oilers to Seattle, not only would it hurt Edmonton but it would hurt the NHL as well

While many consider the recent trip to Seattle by Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz and his close executives a bullying tactic attempting to force the city of Edmonton into concessions regarding funding the proposed new downtown arena, the fact of the matter is that the Oilers are in dire need of a new playing space.

If the downtown arena proposal does fall through, the possibility of Katz's relocating the Oilers to Seattle to play in its new hockey arena becomes that much closer to reality. 

Not only would this permanently cripple the city of Edmonton, the effects would be felt across the entire NHL.

Here are four reasons an Edmonton Oilers move to Seattle would be terrible for the NHL.

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