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Tag: western hockey league

Jan.
2nd

TACOMA: Dome might be suitable for minor league hockey

I was not surprised by the findings from the feasibility study of the Tacoma Dome that it is not suited for pro teams. I understand Mayor Marilyn Strickland’s dream of getting the NBA or NHL right here in Tacoma.

Having seen a lot of sports in the Tacoma Dome in years past with the Tacoma Rockets and the Tacoma Sabercats hockey teams in the 1990s, it was hard even then to draw crowds and they were minor league.

The talk back then was with improved sight lines and moving the seats closer to the arena, hockey could succeed there. However,

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