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12-29-2012, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by NHLsnipers View Post
Anyone know whats up with the attendance for the World Juniors? Every game outside of Russia playing looks pathetic in the stands.

Is it because they actually have real hockey going on in a pro league over there now?

Every time it is held in Canada, every game seems sold out no matter who is playing.

I went to the games in Buffalo, NY in 2009 and every game was pretty packed outside of Latvia/Germany type games.
Apparently, according the geniuses at the IIHF, the best way to promote the tournmanet is to suck the life out of it. At least they could have it in worthwhile destinations. More games in Prague, less in remote villages.

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