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12-12-2012, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Killion View Post
Theres' very little appetite for AHL hockey in Southern Ontario. Go Big or Go Away. Attendance figures irrelevant as a result. They'll get & did get increases during the playoffs, last seasons AHL outdoor game at Ivor Wynne Stadium, but thats about it Im afraid. They want steak.
I think you got my point. A 2nd tier startup league is facing an uphill battle.
No matter the fan's position in the lockout, fans cheer for their Leafs, Habs, Canucks, Wings etc.

Have a lot of Habs fans abandoned the Habs and are now Flames fans because of Cammaleri? ex-Flyers fans now Kings fans because of Richards and Carter?

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