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01-02-2013, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by OrrOverGretzky View Post
The strong fanbase and hockey following isn't enough though Andrew. They absolutely have to have a strong corporate base willing to buy luxury boxes ( big money there that isnt all counted as HRR) and strong local television.

Just filling the arena isn't enough for the NHL anymore.
For sure. I am guessing that the NHL was convinced that this Corporate backing was in place when the Thrashers were moved there??

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