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12-05-2012, 07:13 AM
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barneyg
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Originally Posted by Kimota View Post
Yea Illitch wants to be seen as the guy to save Detroit...with other people's money. Detroit is a ghost town, it was a mistake for the NHL to build the Devils' arena in Newark and Detroit is ten times worse than that. In my book put it in the suburbs or anywhere else he wants to but not near the city. Change cities if you must. Call them the Michigan Red Wings.
I don't understand your reasoning on two points here:

1) the Joe works fine and it's downtown, it's just getting too old
2) what's your evidence that it was a mistake to move to Newark? Attendance wasn't any higher at Meadowlands.

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