2012 Lockout Discussion Thread
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10-26-2012, 12:58 PM
Join Date: Jun 2011
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I don't like this attitude. I do not see fans of SJS, COL, DAL, EDM, OTT, etc and other similiar revenue teams talking like this. We are a solid middle of the pack revenue team, unless the NHL is going to run 20 teams out of the league, Winnipeg is fine. This is not 1996, we need to get rid of this type of, poor us/us as the little guy on the block, attitude.
I both agree and disagree.
Are we at risk 1 year into existence of losing are team? No.
But perhaps this is a sign that we have learned from what happened in the past. Fans are hyper vigilant about not losing a team, ever. No longer will we allow ourselves to be put in a position when losing a team is a possibility. Everyone is looking down the road at sustainability, and it makes me more confident that this team will be here forever.
I certainly agree the optics are poor though. I'm just glad people now acknowledge that the NHL isn't a god given right, but a responsibility and a privilege.
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