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08-19-2009, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by FlaggerX View Post
My family is from Northern Ohio and our visibility there is next to zero. For example the Akron Beacon Journal does not cover our games beyond a partial box score, when it isn't nothing more then the score itself. Anything that turns a little light on the Jackets up there is good for the club. If we get any news coverage or advertising from this it's good, so I don't see how we can lose. Will it sell enough seats to make us a cap rather then a budget team? Probably not. But we can use the exposure.
Well to be fair the Akron Beacon Journal is actually within the Penguins marketing area, so covering the Blue Jackets as the local team would be unlikely anyway. I'm in Akron and actually get the Penguins on TV here without them being blacked out because we're within their local TV market lines.

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