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07-08-2012, 08:06 PM
Bill Peckerskull
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Originally Posted by foppagirl21 View Post
It's not fair to rank the Avs' market to any Canadian market. I live in Vancouver. You absolutely cannot compare the Canucks' fan base to the Avs'. It is a completely different beast. Also, the team has been around for less than twenty years, so the "die hard" fan base is relatively smaller than the older teams. To put it simply, when the Avs are winning, the fans will show up. When they are losing, the town turns on them. Denver is a bandwagon city when it comes to sports, minus the Broncos. Denver is first and foremost a NFL city.

Dallas Stars? I don't know what this fan base resembles. Pretty unique series of past events.
Exactly. Denver will always be a Broncos first city. It takes the other major sports (Avs, Nugs, Rocks, Rapids, Buffs, etc.) being in the top of their leagues for anyone to notice, especially local media. It's Broncos all the time, all year long.

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