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10-22-2012, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by y2kcanucks View Post
Disagree. If the TV deal was all that mattered you'd see a team in Houston for sure. I also disagree that the NHL is raking in from these massive deals. The NHL TV deal is by far the worst of the 4 major sports. Gate revenues from the Canadian markets far exceed the TV revenues generated by the US teams. In fact, it isn't even close.
dallas is already a huge market, and it's easier said than done when discussing potential places for teams. and i wasn't discussing which revenue streams make more, all i'm saying is having NHL teams in big markets across the USA makes it far more attractive to broadcasters.

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