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10-24-2012, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Leetch66 View Post
What is the closest hockey team in proximity to MSG excluding college teams or AHL ? Here in Canada we have a few options outside of the college ranks . Most areas have a Tier Two Junior team within an hour or so drive or at least they do in Atlantic Canada if they choose to head out to a rink . It is very entertaining for the most part and our local team actually was captained by Darren Langdon a few years back . Very few guys actually make the NHL from this level...but some have !

If the NHL stays off the ice I suspect attendance levels will increase at some of these arenas . Junior hockey at both the Major Junior and Tier 2 levels always is played on the edge and usually you get your moneys worth game in and game out . folks that like live hockey...will you get your live fix for hockey somewhere else or will you just wait for the strike to end ???
I know you ruled it out, but the easiest place for me to get to is Bridgeport CT, which is a little over an hour away by commuter train from midtown Manhattan (I don't own a car). Doesn't hurt that my sister lives there either. But, the team there is the Isles' AHL team.

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