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Calgary Flames halt talks with city on new arena

Calgary Flames halt talks with city on new arena
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Flames president Ken King said Flames owners believe they can’t make a deal because negotiations have been unproductive.

King said the Flames owners remain committed to staying in Calgary for now.

A proposal to put an arena, football stadium and field house on the west side of downtown took a backseat to talks of building an arena on the east side of downtown.

The announcement comes in the run-up to a civic election next month. Mayor Naheed Nenshi is running for a third term.
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