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I for one would be surprised if Los Angeles would get another team considering that the Staples Arena isn't getting less busy, Anaheim wants all of their teams to be called Anaheim(see MLB Angels), and that worker compensation laws in California makes running a team quite expensive.OS: The Orlando City Soccer Club is looking to lure a Major League Soccer team to Central Florida, and Winter Park wants to attract a minor-league baseball franchise. How does that affect the Preds?BB: "I don't think it'll change anything. It's about spreading the gospel. We've had a lot of success the past 22 years, and we will continue to build the credibility and relevance of our brand. That's what we're going to do by bringing the ArenaBowl here, getting A-list artists like KISS and aligning them with our brand."I think you'll see the AFL move into markets like Los Angeles and New York next year. I expect those announcements probably at the ArenaBowl. It's an exciting time for us to grow.''
In international expansion news, Bouchy did talk about the China and possible European leagues which are scheduled to start in 2014 & 2015 respectively after a couple of exhibition games the year before. Each league is planned to consist of six teams of 20 players.