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01-01-2012, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
I don't disagree with your logic about protecting the game, but, they moved the Alumni game a couple of days ago for the same reason--why not simply announce the change then instead of waiting until the day before? Many people have very tight schedules and have gone out of their way to spend a lot of money to attend the game. It's not professional to wait until the last minute.
Maybe because the decision wasn't made until now?

The game involves a sheet of ice that has to be maintained to a certain quality on an outdoor rink. Delays to the game are a foreseeable event. Baseball games get rain delayed or canceled, and sometimes while there's already a full stadium!

If I were traveling a long distance to go to the game I would probably want to spend the night tomorrow. Especially since I'd be drinking at the game, I don't want to have to worry about rushing back home after the game.

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