The article, which reports on the high-stakes manoeuvring between the NHL board of governors and Hamilton Coyoyes hopeful Jim Balsillie, notes that some critics have argued Hamilton doesn't have a big enough market to support an NHL franchise - or else doesn't deserve it.
That angers Adrian Duyzer, a local web developer and contributor to the Raise the Hammer website.
"I don't know a single person who works in a steel mill," he says of the old cliches being trotted out to slam his city.
And while he'd welcome an NHL team, the hockey fan doesn't believe that it's the magic bullet they need.
"Some people here, and definitely elsewhere, think we need a white knight to charge into this city to save us from this 'decaying dump,' " he says with derision. "We don't need a hockey team to transform us, the transformation is already underway."
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