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10-28-2012, 12:54 PM
Very slippery slope
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Originally Posted by IslesBeBack View Post
Not for nothing, but during the first couple of years, the novelty aspect all but ensures that this building will be close to full. I know it's hard to believe because it is the Islanders we're talking about, but they will market to Nets fans, too. Who knows, maybe Nets fans get free tickets to the game.

To you and I, it's a filled seat, right?
I do agree that the Islanders will get a bump for the first year or two.

After that they will go back to being second (or third) class citizens.

But it's silly for any Rangers fans to think that they won't do well for at least a couple of years there.

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