TV Deal and Competitiveness
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09-18-2004, 07:07 PM
Join Date: Jun 2004
They need stong teams to draw casual fans. People in Calgary are going to watch hockey no matter what. But people in Atlanta are going to be alot more likely to watch a great Detroit team vs. an average anybody else. Same thing applies to ticket sales. There's always 3-4,000 Red Wing fans in Anaheim or Phoenix. Thy're not there if Detroit and eveverbody else in the league is .500.
This another in the long line ofreaons a cap would be bad for hockey- it creates mediocrity.
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