Nordiques sold 10 years ago...
Great for Colorado, but a very sad day in Canada, killing one of the most envied rivalry in pro-sports and taking away from fans who were excellent supporters of the team...Les Nordiques: 10 years already!
Wednesday, May 25 2005 - (RDS.ca) - 10 years ago, May 25 1995, the Quebec Nordiques were sold for 75 millions dollars US to a group of investors from Maryland, who moved the team to Denver, Colorado.
The team, who became the Avalanche, went on to win the Stanley Cup in its very first year in Colorado.
Source - rds.ca