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01-31-2012, 07:57 PM
Melrose Munch
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Originally Posted by CpatainCanuck View Post
So the fact that even the canucks can have a period of bad attendance is a good reason for Seattle to get a team? Logic dictates the opposite!

Now let's connect the dots:

Average Canucks Attendance by year:
1996/97: 17,320 (8th in the nhl)
1997/98: 16,986 (9th in the nhl)
1998/99: 15,803 (22nd in the nhl)
1999/2000: 14,642 (23rd in the nhl)
2000/2001: 17,017(15th in the nhl)

Canucks Coach by year:
1996/97: Tom Renney
1997/98: Mike Keenan
1998/99: Mike Keenan
1999/2000: Marc Crawford
2000/2001: Marc Crawford

Canucks Captain by Year:
1996/97: Trevor Linden
1997/98: Mark Messier
1998/99: Mark Messier
1999/2000: Mark Messier
2000/2001: Markus Naslund
No, that was not my point at all. My point was Vancouver had less attendance during a downturn in the team and Montreal and Toronto fans go no matter what. The past 5 years until this year the leafs have been crap yet the ACC was full.

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