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10-31-2012, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by JMROWE View Post
Simple Hamilton is a centralized location & has 2 major highways running through the city the QEW.which gose east through the GTA. & south through the Niagara Region then you got the 403 that runs right through southwestern Ontario . Thoses 3 areas have a total population of 8 million people & when where talking about a 2nd NHL. team in southern Ontario you got to think Regional & Markham would not be regional team for southern ontario it would be another Toronto team that would only serve the GTA. whille a Hamilton NHL. team would serve the Hamilton area , GTA. , Niagara Region & southwestern Ontario .
Exactly.. Most people suggesting Markham over Hamilton must not be familiar with the Golden Horseshoe. Hamilton will draw heavily from Niagara, Brantford, Guelph, and KWL and is still "closer" for Oakville and parts of Mississauga residents than Markham.

It is a far bigger market. Also, you have a better chance of converting Leafs fans the farther away from the city of Toronto you get..

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