"Bear in mind that when Seattle gets a professional hockey or basketball team, neither is going to be called the Seattle Altruists."
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league has approved the investment group's bid to bring a team to the soon-to-be redeveloped KeyArena.
The council voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposal, which could bring the NHL and NBA back to Seattle.
Seattle councilmembers voted 5-0, and it heads to a full council vote on December 4.
The proposed MOU with Oak View Group will be up for discussion in the Council's Select Committee on Civic Arenas this week.
Oh, to be Seattle. The city is so attractive, it could win America’s Next Top Model in a walk and score the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
It was a case of coming up empty.
Stop the insanity over professional sports franchises!