Should the NHL go back to Quebec City?

Quebecor CEO hints at bringing back the Nordiques


Having lost out on his bid to buy the Montreal Canadiens, Quebecor CEO Pierre-Karl Péladeau appears to be turning his attention to reviving the Quebec Nordiques. In his best impersonation of Jim Balsillie, Péladeau said Quebec City is a much more committed hockey city “than certain American cities with NHL teams,” adding that the Quebec capital would need to build a new arena to replace the outmoded former home of the Nordiques, the Colisée. “But it won’t [happen] tomorrow,” Péladeau said. “[We’ll] have to be patient.” Former Nordiques coach Michel Bergeron and former Canadiens coach Jean Perron have both endorsed the idea, though Perron suggested Péladeau would likely need to come up with “$300 million at the very least” if he hopes to have a new NHL-quality rink built.

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Should the NHL go back to Quebec City?

  1. Quebec, Winnipeg, Hamilton (or anywhere in/near the GTA), Kitchener-Waterloo… all are more viable markets than Phoenix, Atlanta, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham, Tampa Bay or Miami.

    • Yeah then why aren't their any teams there? If you Canucks want a team pony up the money. Otherwise shut up.

      • Sorry buddy were just a bit busy buying the houses you guys can't pay anymore. You guys are just use to buying everything on credit and having easy loans at the bank. Up here is a little more controlled and you guys should start learning from your neighbors up north….Then again I forgot that your guys in your heads are the center of the universe..hehe. Watch and learn Freddy Mercury how things are done, You won't see a Canadian partener invest in a Canadian City before he or she is sure to profit himself, the city and the greatest hockey fans in the world. Don't understand why you guys are always trying to keep assets that you guys can't even get going. You can't accept that it was a stupid call putting a team in Phoenix like many other American Cities? Don't you guys ever learn….plain stupid haha .