Thanks to FANIQ, we now know about yet another attempt to bring yet another NHL team to the greater Toronto area. The Toronto Legacy would be an expansion franchise that would bring mixed-use building joy to Toronto (including a huge arena), donate 25% of its profits to charity, and price tickets cheaply for the common Canadian man.
However, the creators of the Legacy have zero backing from the NHL. In fact, you can probably hear Gary Bettman rolling his eyes from your current seat. It’s just one more headache in the southern Ontario region for the NHL, from trying to keep the Atlanta Thrashers from moving north to preventing a bankruptcy judge from encouraging a move for the Coyotes to Canada.
However, an immodest proposal: Gary Bettman should grasp onto these crazy Canadians and their kooky idea (The Legacy? Really?) because they might be his best last hope to keep the Coyotes in Phoenix.