Pro hockey in St. John’s depends on pro hockey in Winnipeg

An announcement has not been made yet regarding the move of the Atlanta Thrashers NHL hockey team to Winnipeg, and that lack of an announcement will likely push back any announcement that Winnipeg’s AHL franchise will move to the Rock…. however former Premier Danny Williams has confirmed that he has been trying his hardest to bring the AHL back to Newfoundland and Labrador, and has confirmed he has an interest in the Manitoba Moose franchise: “Yes, I suppose it’s something I’d entertain,” he said, before adding, “but it’s never been discussed.”

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