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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Ducks want both of their minor league affiliates to eventually be based out of California

From the Orange County Register: "Henry Samueli is emphatic that his long-term goal is to have both our farm teams in California," Ducks general manager Brian Burke said."

Here is the full article by Dan Wood.

My take: This is a great idea. Hockey is growing in California, and the state is starting to develop a fair number of hockey players that are playing high-level junior or NCAA hockey. Raising awareness and excitement about the game in the state would be an extremely smart move.

Ballhype: hype it up!

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