Cleveland, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and Cincinnati
And bring in the Syracuse region.
Would this be an okay fallback for the Blue Jackets franchise?
Take Phoenix. Bring in Seattle and Kansas City.
Places like Houston and OKC in the future.
Nashville and Atlanta for now.
Maybe Southern Eagles or Predators.
Obviously I'm not a well-rounded critiquer concerning the state of hockey franchises, but personally I'd move the Islanders to the Great Lakes brand and camps. I'd share Nashville with Atlanta for the Southern Brand and share Arizona with Seattle and Portland with considerations for others for the Western brand (like Houston and Las Vegas).
NHL's Struggling Franchises
Las Vegas No. 2 on expansion list?
See some ideas below.
|Cities that hold hockey and places that could be NHL camps. Regions of Great Lakes, Southern and Western are blocked off. "Everyone" could have an NHL team to point to for their's.|
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