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10-05-2003, 04:01 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Surrey, BC
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You have to remember that 55% on the Vancouver population is from Asian decent and they haven't become true hockey nuts yet. Time will mend that though - and I do see a lot of hockey jersey's on the asian crowd now. So whereas there is almost unanimous support for hockey in Edmonton - there isn't close to as much in Vancouver. Mostly bandwagoners and people being fans because "Bertuzzi is cute".
Also - the lack on Stanley Cups in Vancouver has left nothing for people to look back upon as inspiration for the future.
So although Vancouver is a 3 Million person city - and hardly a small market - it sometimes feels like it.
Wait a second? Am I defending a comment made by MIZRAL!? It must be the weekend
What's confusing is under Pat Quinn they were never small market and now under Brian Burke they are. What's the difference?
"He just ate up Robyn Regehr for dinner, a spectacular play by Hemsky, and Robyn Regehr has got doo doo all over his face"
- Rod Phillips call on Hemsky's goal vs the Flames
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