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06-03-2008, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by dlandry77 View Post
I think people forget that the leafs do not have the biggest market, they have the biggest english market. Montreal and the Leafs are probably very close with the amount of fans by the numbers. The problem is the portion of english speaking montreal fans is not as high but the numbers are basically even.
Bingo. Fanbases are of relatively equal size despite Toronto being a bigger city. I'd say Montreal perhaps has an edge in terms of total fanbase size.

But in terms of largest English-speaking fanbase, we blow Montreal, and any other team, clean out of the water.

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