Major: Unexpected NHL Expansion City Emerges

Published September 22, 2023 at 1:47 PM
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This NHL insider just revealed the next potential city that could see an NHL expansion team.

San Diego Could Become the Next NHL Expansion City

Kevin Weeks recently revealed on Twitter that he believes California could be adding another NHL team to its ranks. This would be the fourth team to call the Golden State home.

With 3 teams currently in California, could San Diego become the 4th
@NHL team there ? The potential Midway Rising mixed use development project would include a 16000 seat Arena. What would you Fans name the potential club there ? #HockeyTwitter


Midway Rising Development a Potential Location for NHL Team?

California isn't a long shot for another NHL team, as teams in the state have seen attendance head in the right direction. Additionally, continuing to spread the game to the West Coast helps raise awareness of the NHL in unexpected markets.



The variable in the equation is whether or not the development in San Diego would be completed on a similar timeline that the NHL would like to add another team. Developments like this can take many years to complete and can end up looking significantly different from their original proposals.
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Major: Unexpected NHL Expansion City Emerges

Do you want to see California add another NHL team?

Yes8611.8 %
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