NHL to Expand 2 teams in Canada - THN
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10-30-2012, 01:19 PM
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Before expansion the only Canadian teams were TO & Montreal. The Leafs were marketed as "English Canada's team". The fans in BC, Alberta, Mb. & Ottawa had no problem supporting a better local team even after being force fed the Leafs for so long.
It would likely be the same for another team in the GTA (or Hamilton).
Your point is that Leaf fans in Vancouver didn't stay Leaf fans when the a better Canucks team got to town so the same outcome will happen to Leaf fans in Toronto when Markham gets a team? Seriously?
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