NHL markets (MOD: define small, medium, large)
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12-03-2012, 03:25 PM
Jets fans in space
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While Winnipeg has a population base of only ~750,000, the actual hockey market is larger than Florida, TB, PHX, etc.
Season tickets (~13,000) are sold out for the next 3-5 years (on contract) with a 8000 person wait-list (capped).
Everyone around the city wears Jets gear, the Jets special edition licence plates are soldout (10,000+), and there was near rioting vs SHAW TV last year when the TSN Jets channel wasn't broadcasting the first period of the Penguins home game.
That's a "big" hockey market to me.
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I would say Winnipeg and Edmonton are big markets.
They make money regardless of population
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