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12-16-2012, 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by S E P H View Post
DEL is my favourite league and I've been watching tons of highlights and streams when possible, but why is Hannover's attendance so low? I know they're not doing great, but they're far from the worst team so why is it so bad?
I think a big part of the reason, is that the Hannover Scorpions were more or less just planted in the city as an DEL franchise. I think a lot of fans in Hannover rather go to see the Hannover Indians play. That team, while playing in 2.Bundesliga, has about the same attendance figures as the Scorpions. And since hockey isn't as big in Germany, and particular in the northern part, Hannover cannot really fill the arenas for two teams.

I am not from that area though, so I could be wrong.

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