AHL response to team eligibility when a franchise loses its NHL affiliate
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06-06-2011, 11:49 PM
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Rochester, NY
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That is absolutely correct... Not only that, if the AHL didn't take this path it wouldn't exists today because player cost would have driven a large majority of teams out of business. That's a lost fact in all of this.
There is an economic reality to the way the AHL operates.
Unfortunately this mentality keeps seeping into the AHL and it continues to degrade the quality of the league. If only the AHL had more management teams like Chicago and Hershey and demanding fans like Rochester. The league would be in way better shape.
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