NHL czar Gary Bettman today responded to Andrea Horwath's open letter about an NHL franchise for this city. It was polite, but clearly repeated the NHL position that Hamilton isn't in its plans. Read the Bettman letter.
In Friday's Spectator, Steve Milton writes about how the NHL is drumming up support
We should have predicted this, but politicians are climbing in to the Coyotes ring. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a pair of senators are playing the buy American card. No darn way an Ontario city should get a U.S. hockey team.