Originally Posted by SoCalBronco
Not singlehandedly but he has played a very big role in the teams success. Actually without him they wouldn't have a team anymore. They'd be in KC at the Sprint Center and there would have been no CEC. His rookie season and the attention it drew in the city was a major reason Don Barden had to agree to fund a portion of the arena after his group won the casino rights over the Penguins partner, Isle of Capri. The CEC is literally the house that Sid built.
CEC is the house Bettman built. /chadta