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(Bob Specht) #1

Bit of momentum seems to be picking up for bringing in an NHL team, conversations largely center around Lamar Hunt Jr.
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2/5/15 - “Lamar Hunt Jr. bought a 100 percent ownership stake in the Missouri Mavericks for an undisclosed amount and hopes to use his contacts and experience to grow hockey throughout the Kansas City area.”

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2015/02/05/lamar-hunt-jr-buys-missouri-mavericks-hockey-team.html

3/2/15 - “After years of not being able to reach an agreement, youth hockey in Kansas City is finally operating under a united front and poised to boost the city’s image in the sport on a nationwide basis.”

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2015/03/02/lamar-hunt-jr-kc-youth-hockey-alliance.html

6/11/15 - "It’s been 14 years since Kansas City hockey fans enjoyed a direct connection with the National Hockey League, but the drought is over.

The Missouri Mavericks announced Thursday that they signed an affiliation agreement with the New York Islanders."

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2015/06/11/missouri-mavericks-new-york-islanders-affiliation.html