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Olympic Radio With Goldie and the Beezer ... All-Stars Returning?

Dingobaby There was some confusion yesterday on where the Olympic hockey games could be found on local radio.

We finally found out -- with no help from the internet.

The Gold Medal game between Canada and your Team USA will be on at 3 p.m. on Sunday. It will be on NBC-6 in Miami and on 940-AM as well.

Florida TV voice Steve Goldstein is calling the game for Westwood One with former Panthers goalie John Vanbiesbrouck doing color.

Goldie says he is having a blast working the games but is looking forward to joining up with us all again Tuesday in Atlanta.

Somehow I don't believe that last part.

-- According to Sarah Talay at the Sun-Sentinel, the Panthers have made a formal bid to host the NHL All-Star Game in either 2011, 2012 or 2013. Of course, if the NHL doesn't go to the Socchi Games in 2014, I guess the Cats could bid on that All-Star Game as well.

Miamiallstar Sunriseallstar Florida hosted the game once in 2003.

Of the major All-Star Games, South Florida has been host to three in the most recent past: NBA (1990 @ Miami Arena), NHL (2003) and NFL (2010). 

Pittsburgh is one of the cities bidding and since they have a new arena, they are getting one of those three.

Philadelphia, Carolina and Ottawa (ugh) are also supposedly in the running.

None of those cities have had an All-Star Game since moving into new arenas, so, I wouldn't be shocked if Florida's bid is near the bottom of the list -- although the airports in Fort Lauderdale and Miami don't close in January like those other ones are prone to do.

I am very surprised that Glendale is not bidding for one of these, but they haven't had one either.

If PNC Park in Pittsburgh doesn't get next year's Winter Classic, you can bet that the 2011 All-Star Game will be in the Penguins new home.

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