NHL to Expand 2 teams in Canada - THN
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10-17-2012, 11:40 PM
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Boston-Cambridge MA
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Who cares. If Buffalo can't get enough fan support from their own side of the border, then they are another weak American market that depends on Canadians for survival, and should be dealt with accordingly.
30-35% of Detroit STH's are from Ontario. No accident that The Joe is next to the Windsor Tunnel.
Buffalo's problem is the metro area has lost 50% of its population in 40 years. In 1970 it was the 18th largest TV market in the US - now it is (#TV homes)
50 Jacksonville 669,840
51 Buffalo 645,190
52 New Orleans 643,660
53 Providence-New Bedford 620,010
54 Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hztn 590,740
Buffalo on its own is an AHL market.
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