Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman Gives His Support To Quebec City

Daniel ArouchianSenior Analyst IAugust 24, 2010

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 09: Steve Yzerman speaks with the media at the Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Photo Opportunity at the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 9, 2009 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Former Detroit Red Wings and new Tampa Bay Lightning Gm Steve Yzerman said that the city of Quebec deserve a NHL hockey team.

"Things have changed since the Nordiques left,said Yzerman while in Toronto during the World Hockey Summit. Quebec is a good market that would be able to support an NHL team. The current economy favors small markets"

He also reminded that Quebec needs a new arena.

"I know,I was their in 2008 for the World Championship with Team Canada and the Colisée doesn't have the criteria for the current market. It's reality.

 

*Translated by me. original article from Cyberpresse.ca

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