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08-18-2012, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Bert Marshall days View Post
They're right. LI proper (nassau/suffolk) can't support a team new building or not and as this article points out it's not worth it even with a new building.

New Islanders Arena Won’t Mean New Money For Nassau*County
My point is that the larger affluent suburban population of NYC and the number of businesses in LI and NYC area by far dwarf Saskatoon and QC.

With a new/reno building and a decent team, the Isles can certainly be successful there, esp. with the ~$30M cable deal, which will be at least 10x bigger than whatever local cable deal is available in those two centres.

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