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12-09-2012, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by du5566 View Post
Pro hockey had existed in Columbus going back to the 60s. But more than that, there's a unique relationship between the regions of Ohio. Huge numbers of people from Toledo in the northwest (less than an hour from Detroit) and from Cleveland in the northeast have always ended up in Columbus. Not just people looking for new jobs, but high schoolers entering college and wanting to stay in-state.

So the idea that Columbus is a bunch of rubes who couldn't tell a puck from a blimp when the Chill came in in 1991 is not the case.

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