Is it True (North)?
One of the country’s top sports writers caused quite a stir in the hockey world on Thursday night!
While most of us were watching the first period of the Boston/Tampa game, the Globe and Mail’s Stephen Brunt was busy putting the finishing touches on an article that would set off a huge chain reaction of denials from everyone involved. According to that report, NHL hockey is heading back to Manitoba, thanks to True North Sports & Entertainment’s acquisition of the Atlanta Thrashers!
The city of Winnipeg was whipped into a frenzy, with a crowd gathering at Portage and Main to celebrate upon reading the news, and Brunt says an official announcement will come as early as Tuesday. (After the jump: More on this report, plus – a faceplant and two massive punches!) (more…)