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12-26-2012, 11:23 PM
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Melrose Munch
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Originally Posted by Legionnaire11 View Post
Have you watched the KHL during this lockout? Even with NHL players, it's MILES behind the NHL in terms of hockey quality. Then look at their arenas which are mostly unsuitable to be considered in the top league of hockey.

MMA isn't going to sustain, it had a nice boom but it's probably close to it's limit. Similar to NASCAR which was poised to surge into the big 4 nationally, but stagnated and is slipping back again.
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Originally Posted by jkrdevil View Post
You guys underestimate how big the NHL is in terms of revenue. I don't see MLS becoming one of the top soccer league in the world in terms of revenue, and that is what it would take to pass the NHL on that front.

This lockout won't have that much damage (and if this gets settled and their are playoffs this year there will be little to no damage).
NASCAR and the NHL had the same revenue last year. Nascar is not a team spot so people don't count it.

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