NHL Returning to Winnipeg: 8 Questions That Will Need to Be Answered

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NHL Returning to Winnipeg: 8 Questions That Will Need to Be Answered
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Winnipeg is home to the NHL once more.

If you are a fan of the NHL, you likely already know that the Atlanta Thrashers have been sold to True North Sports and Entertainment. The franchise will make the long move north to Winnipeg.

For those of you new to hockey or geography, Winnipeg is the capital city of the province of Manitoba. Manitoba is a midwestern province in Canada. The team becomes the seventh NHL franchise to be located in nation that spawned hockey.

If you assume that the NHL season were to start October 1, 2011, that would mean there are only 122 days until the Winnipeg franchise re-debuts. Actually, it would be less than that because of preseason games, but you get the idea.

Over the next 100-122 days, there are many questions that will need to be worked out by the team and also by the NHL. Let's take a look at eight of them.

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