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10-22-2012, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by CalBuckeyeRob View Post
Based on weather, past NHL success, immediate prospects of success, and overall hockey excitement in the town, Columbus is the least desirable place to play right now in the NHL. With good ownership, management, coaching and some time, everything but the weather can be changed.
Originally Posted by ClevelandJacketFan View Post
You want gloomy cities? Detroit is about 200 miles north.
I direct both of you to a city like Buffalo, or perhaps even New Jersey or Brooklyn (Islanders). The weather and economy in Columbus trumps Buffalo, Pittsburgh, or Detroit in a heartbeat. New Jersey and the Islanders (wherever they end up) are both going to be dismal for years to come, and are in generally undesirable areas.

To me, this is just an overrated athlete garnering long-desired but long-missed attention, turning the cameras on himself to prove that he's nothing but a useless, overpaid loudmouth.

If things are so bad here in North America, he can stay in Russia with his fellow over-hyped brother Andrei and former "superstar" teammate Alexander Radulov, who proved that even overweight players can dominate in the KHL.

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