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12-31-2012, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Gm0ney View Post
I thought it was traditional geographic classification. Nashville is in the US South East (traditional rivalries in Carolina, Florida) and Columbus is in the Midwest (traditional rivals in Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota).
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Common sentiment I've heard over the spread of games due to location is regarding time zones (ex: columubst/detroit playing very few away games within their timezone- thus crappier tv times/lower viewing numbers/ and all that comes with that) Nashvile is CST like the other teams in that area.

That's also why it's been Columbus over Detroit- that seems to get propped up by columbus "needing" it more then detroit (more eye balls, more marquee matches against "local" teams ie: Pittsburgh) even though Detroit is the "good soldier" of the NHL.

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