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04-23-2010, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by minorlife View Post
I wouldnt say this will be a putrid level of hockey. There are more than enough good players who will play in this league. I will agree though that anyone who thinks this venture is going to be a profitable one or a break even one is delusional. Rome has failed before and will fail again, they cant compete with D-III college hockey. Thousand Islands will be a failure of epic proportions. Akwaskne (sic) will be a huge failure and they are literaly on an island. Danubury and Brooklyn will draw well, and the Barons are a toss up although I dont think they will do well I give them the benefit of doubt. If they finish the year, I doubt there will be a second season. This is the EPHL all over again but in markets that arent as good.
Perhaps I exaggerated a bit when I say putrid.

I'm in agreement about what you say with the exception of Brooklyn. While their minor league baseball team draws well, I don't think that an A league hockey team will. is offline