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David Naylor

Charla Jones/Globe and Mail

Canadian hockey fans have been talking a lot lately about the possibility of a seventh National Hockey League franchise in Canada to go with the existing six, whether by expansion or relocation. The assumption - it's not if, but when.

A joint Globe and Mail/TSN project studied four Canadian markets - Winnipeg, Hamilton, Quebec City and the Greater Toronto Area - with the goal of determining which would be most realistic for an NHL franchise.

Each market was reported on in a six-part series that ran in the pages of The Globe and a nightly segment on TSN's SportsCentre.

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Globe sports reporter David Naylor discussed the overall series and the potential markets examined in the project.



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