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12-13-2012, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Pie O My View Post
huge difference between the love of our lives and every other sport (I'm assuming you mean the 4 majors in NA) is that every other sport is firmly woven into the fabric of our society as Americans, so they have more goodwill already built in. Matt Kalman said it best a few hours ago when he tweeted that "The NHL has already lost the attention span of the US."
If their attention span is that short then the NHL will have no problem getting those lost fans back.

At the end of the day, hockey fans are hockey fans and they're going to watch hockey and usually want to see the best available.

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