November 24, 2007

An Inside Look at the Sprint Center

What does an arena, who's been dying for a tenant, and almost stole my beloved Penguins look like on the inside? Well, a reader sent me the following photos and after a little investigating, I found this message board where they came from. There are loads of more photos throughout that thread if you want to see every aspect of the Sprint Center

Apparently, on October 10th, Kansas City's own Sprint Center officially opened and special guests were given the opportunity to explore the arena via an open house. A few nights later, Elton John broke in the place with the first official event held there. And no, that isn't real ice on the floor there, just hardwood. I guess they were trying to brainwash Kansas Citians into think the Predators deal was going to happen.

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Nice looking place. Of course, all new arenas are. As a Penguins fan, well, it sucks for you Kansas City! Sorry, had to throw that in there. Personally, I see a NBA franchise moving into the Sprint Center before any NHL team does. The Seattle Supersonics situation seems much more dire than what's going on in Nashville with the Predators.

Ballhype: hype it up!

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