Sac Bee reporter on if the Golden 1 Center can house a hockey team

May 24, 2023, 7:30 AM | Updated: May 23, 2024, 9:26 am

A general view of the Sacramento Kings playing against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first half...

A general view of the Sacramento Kings playing against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first half at Golden 1 Center on March 27, 2023 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Randy Diamond, a business reporter for The Sacramento Bee, joined Cattles and Ramie Tuesday to talk about his recent article following Sacramento Kings’ owner Vivek Ranadivé and his bids to purchase the Ottawa Senators. While Ranadivé recently pulled out of the bidding process for the Senators, that hasn’t stopped Sacramentans from asking if the Golden 1 Center can house another professional sports franchise.

Topics discussed include:

  • Ranadivé pulled out of the last round of bidding for the Ottawa Senators and “we don’t know why he didn’t go with the final round.”
  • Is it too early to connect the Kings’ owner to the Arizona Coyotes?
  • Houston, Kansas City, and Salt Lake City have been mentioned as potential locations if and when the NHL adds expansion teams. How does Sacramento compare to those markets?
  • If the Golden 1 Center can be retrofitted to house a hockey team
  • What, if either, is more likely to come to Sacramento, an NHL or MLS franchise?

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Randy Diamond.

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