Metro Seattle: NHL, NBA and Arena - Part II
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01-31-2012, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by
IU Hawks fan
Dude, I'm not making fun of Vancouver. I think you are taking what MoreOrr said in reverse of what he meant. It wasn't directed AT you, it was directed at the greater Canada who think that places like Saskatoon can succeed because it's IN CANADA!
Saskatoon is obviously an unrealistic option. However it has been evident so far that Winnipeg is supporting its franchise much better than a lot of bigger American cities are. That will lesson once the honeymoon stage is over, but still there is a waiting list for seasons tickets that should fill the stadium for many years to come. The reason for its success is because, like almost all Canadian cities, it has a very large proportion of hockey fans.
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