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12-05-2012, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Freudian View Post
I have a hard time seeing a trans-european league also. Swedish fans like to see Swedish teams play other Swedish teams. Interest in club tournaments for European teams is very low here. No familiarity with the other teams and their players plays a big part. It works for football with Champions League because there are so many great football teams in Europe that are well known. But hockey is different.
Isn't this part of the reason the IIHF like to hold the international tournaments in Canada? Because while we may not sell out every game, we sell a lot of tickets for ALL the games, not just the ones where the host country is playing?

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