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11-29-2012, 03:57 PM
Barney Gumble
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Originally Posted by ginner classic View Post
It fell off pretty quickly after '94. The Keenan years saw plenty of available tickets. Burke did turn the franchise around. He should have got the payout Messier did.
Have to look at in the entire context. Sure it wasn't that long after a Cup run before the large dropoff - but we didn't have more than few strong seasons during the entire Quinn regime (still a strong achievement from him given the past 20+ years of crap-dome). It's been more than 10 years since we've had less than a .500 record for more than a year in a row (even factoring in "circus time for inflating points"). A number of Canuck fans have grown up during this period (except of course for old farts like myself). I could be wrong, but I don't think those fans are going away (barring a return to the 70s-80s "dark period").

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