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Are we talking hockey in Houston again?

It appears we are. Billionaire restaurateur and casino magnate Tilman Fertitta sees a professional hockey team as the next building block for the downtown Houston economy. The owner of the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets and the Golden Nugget casino … Continue reading

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Another path to hockey in Houston

If not expansion, then relocation. The Arizona Coyotes have taken yet another blow in their hopes of finding a long-term home in the Phoenix area. As a result, speculation has renewed about whether the desert’s potential loss could become Houston’s … Continue reading

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Don’t hold out hope for hockey in Houston

In case you had been doing so. There is what seems to be perpetual interest in bringing an NHL team to Houston. The interest, however, isn’t mutual at this time for hockey’s premier league to grow beyond its current 32 … Continue reading

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Hockey for Houston (again)?

It could happen. It’s early, the initial talks have only been exploratory and Mike D’Antoni doesn’t have to worry about slipping on the hardwood any time soon. But I can tell you this: [Tilman] Fertitta and Co. are interested if … Continue reading

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Losing our sports history

This is sad. The original championship banners for the Rockets and the WNBA’s defunct Comets remain on display at Toyota Center, as do banners saluting both teams’ representatives in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. After that, Houston’s legacy … Continue reading

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Adios, Aeros

It was nice knowing you. After 19 years, the Houston Aeros will be no more after this season. The Minnesota Wild, who own the majority of the Aeros AHL franchise, were unable to reach a new lease agreement with the … Continue reading

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Is this the end of hockey in Houston again?

Looks like it. As the Houston Chronicle first reported in January, it appears the Houston Aeros’ 19-year run in Houston is all but over. An announcement could be coming in the next couple of weeks, basically after the Aeros’ season, … Continue reading

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Are we really still looking for an NHL team?

Haven’t seen this pop up in awhile. Fans purchased more than 17,000 tickets to watch the Aeros split the first two games of the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup finals against Binghamton at Toyota Center on Friday and Saturday. The … Continue reading

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