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01-01-2013, 08:02 AM
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BalticWarrior
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Originally Posted by SoundAndFury View Post
There was an outdoor game in the VHL last year and I don't think fans there too thrilled to sit 2,5 hours while there's -25 degrees outside. Furthermore, there are only few cities who could sell out a stadium and has a new/good one. And while in NA Winter Classic is a celebration of the sport, one day when hockey gets more attention than football and basketball I don't see a way to make one game so special and relevant to everyone (not just the fans of the two teams playing) in Russia.

All things considered, it would be just one really tough project to pull off in the KHL.
Yes,maybe but if KHL improved their marketing strategy to make it relevant it could be done IMO.

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