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10-26-2012, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by nona weisbaum View Post
It's very difficult to invest tons of time and hard earned money into a product where nobody gives a **** about the customer. How can you get excited about your team or the sport under those circumstances?
No sport really gives a **** about the customer. Baseball, football, basketball, I can name a ton of examples from every sport about how they screw the fan. It's just that other sports are smarter and have more causal fans/TV money/etc to lose by completely shutting down than hockey. When baseball shut down in '94, they got so much backlash in '95 they've had labor peace for the next eighteen years after having 'no' labor peace before then.

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