Friday, October 16, 2009

Quebec City Bids For Arena And An NHL Team

Quebec City Announces Bid For $400 Million Arena In Hope Of Getting NHL, Olympics -- Canadian Press

QUEBEC — Quebec City has announced its intention to build a modern arena in the hope of bringing back an NHL team, a decade and a half after the city lost its beloved Nordiques.

Mayor Regis Labeaume told a news conference Friday that the city's longstanding dream of hosting an Olympic Games is also a pipe dream without a new arena. He said he's hired engineering firm SNC Lavalin to conduct a feasibility study, and hopes to see the arena built from 2010 to 2012.

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More News On Quebec City's Bid To Bring The NHL Back To The City

Quebec City to attract NHL with $400M arena -- Montreal Gazette
Quebec wants $400M arena to woo NHL -- CBC
Quebec City wants $400 million arena for NHL, Olympics -- CTV
Quebec City announces bid for $400 million arena -- USA Today
Quebec set to announce arena plans? -- Sportsnet

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