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Oklahoma City Blazers notebook: Edmonton reps visit city again

Oklahoman Modified: March 2, 2009 at 4:39 am •  Published: March 2, 2009
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Edmonton reps visit city again
Representatives from the Edmonton Oilers’ NHL franchise were in Oklahoma City this week. This is the first time the Oilers have visited the city since last summer.

The Edmonton group and Express Sports president Bob Funk Jr. declined to comment as they are under a strict non-disclosure policy.

Express Sports, as part of its contract with the city, is always exploring other possibilities. Edmonton has a dormant American Hockey League franchise and might be looking for a home site.

The AHL is Triple-A hockey. The Blazers have been in the Double-A Central Hockey League since 1992.

Funk Jr., in the past, has said though Express Sports is looking, there is nothing imminent on the horizon. He said earlier this year that there were too many issues within the Blazers organization to be thinking about the AHL.

Oklahoma City overhauled its front office as five members either resigned or were released in November, including the departure of chief executive officer Brad Lund.

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