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01-30-2011, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Samkow View Post
Road trip? You really think the hillbillies of Wampokaneta/Lima/Other country ass towns in Ohio are really going to embrace hockey? Is the bus going to be handing out free Crystal Meth?

Yeah, this team has done a poor job of marketing throughout Ohio but the rest of the state isn't some bountiful hockey market that's just eager to cheer on the Blue Jackets as some on here seem to think.
Then why put a franchise in Columbus if the state (outside the 270 beltway) isnt a bountiful hockey market? Anyhow, I know of 3 families outside of myself who has or had season tickets and did the 2 hour ride across SR33. Also, Celina Ohio is proud to be the home of Cody Reichard whom led the Red Hawks to 2 final frozen four games. I also know that Coldwater Machine is own by the McConnell family and routinely gives away tickets. Agreed, the team has done a poor job marketing themselves over here. They get no press coverage at all.

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