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02-12-2011, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by lstcyr View Post
We want more people to become interested in hockey, right? There's more interest in Underwood than in hockey in Nashville, right? How is it bad that the headline is written that way? Wouldn't more people read it to see what's going on? Wouldn't some people buy tickets to see what all the fuss is about?

Granted it's not what a hockey purist would prefer but isn't it more like public relations? Just asking.
While I understand the premise of your post, I don't agree with the way in which it was initially covered by the paper. It was amateur and disingenuous. Yes I want more fans to like the team, but I want them to like the TEAM (or sport.) I don't think we're still in a situation where marketing a famous country singer's husband is the most beneficial way of going about that. Maybe a few years ago, but right now it's embarrassing.

I could be completely wrong in all of this. I'm not even going to pretend for a second that I have it all figured out. It's my opinion

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