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NHL Expansion Into Warm-Weather Cities Aides In The Development Of Top-Level Prospects

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 16

NHL expansion and franchise relocation to fresh precincts have "resulted in creating hockey incubators" in parts of the U.S. "not normally associated with ice," according to Matt Higgins of the N.Y. TIMES. The Maple Leafs "are expected to use the No. 1 pick to select" C Auston Matthews from Scottsda...

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