Thread: Salary Cap: $64.3M Upper Limit for '11-'12
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05-30-2011, 11:28 AM
Rich Nash
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Winnipeg is a better hockey market than Atlanta. Winnipeg will sell more tickets in their smaller building than Atlanta did. The Canadian dollar is much stronger than it was in 1996. The fans will buy the tickets just based on having their team back but then it will be up to ownership and management to put a winning product on the ice. Players won't want to play in Winnipeg because of the weather. Edmonton has the same problem.
This is what I say. The Peg will have a good showing for a few years, but if the ownership is sub-par and they run into problems with the team I bet you it won't be much better than Atlanta.

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