Times: Chicago investor has talked with Bellevue about NHL arena

Times: Chicago investor has talked with Bellevue about NHL arena

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Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates his empty-net goal against Minnesota Wild with teammates Kevin Bieksa (3) and Alexandre Burrows (14) during the third period of their NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minnesota February 9, 2012.

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by MASTER TESFATSION / The Seattle Times

KING5.com

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 5:00 AM

An investor has publicly emerged to try to bring an NHL team to the Seattle area, and he's prepared to spend $100 million on an arena.

Don Levin, owner of a minor-league hockey team in Chicago, said he has talked to Bellevue officials about building an arena suitable to bring an NHL franchise to the region.

The development comes three days before the Metropolitan King County Council plans to discuss and possibly vote on investor Chris Hansen's proposal to build a $490 million NBA and NHL arena in Seattle's Sodo District.

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