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05-08-2010, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Sardo View Post
This is the argument that irritates the most when Americans talk about how we shouldn't get more Canadian teams. And if I were better at writing my thoughts down in the form of a text I would explain myself

Something about that being an extremely selfish comment, not all Canadians having access to live NHL, ticket sales being more important then TV ratings, revenues going up and so on.
ticket sales are not more important than tv ratings though.

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Originally Posted by badfish View Post
No kidding. If you live anywhere in Northwest Ontario, Manitoba, or Saskatchewan you're driving 10+ hours or flying.
with the exception of putting a team in Winnipeg, this would not change. Even with a team in Winnipeg, we are talking about a drop in the bucket in terms of added attendance league-wide.

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