Realistically....How many teams should be in the NHL?
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12-28-2012, 09:23 PM
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While the deal with NBC was being worked out. The network would have been well aware that Atlanta and Phoenix (at the time) were on life support. Not having teams in those markets would not be detrimental to the national numbers.
As long as the core US markets are in good shape (
the US original six, Philly, Pittburgh
and a few more) the league will be OK with future TV deals
That should be 'US original 8, or 8.5 if you count Minnesota. Don't forget St Louis and Los Angeles.
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