Realistically....How many teams should be in the NHL?
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01-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Join Date: Jan 2011
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You're not really in a place to tell me what I want, mate.
What I want is for fans to have the opportunity to have as good a team as they're willing and able to support.
That, and a un-dilution of talent, both on-ice and front-office.
PS My Euro team is GNK Dinamo Zagreb - so you're wrong on that point, too.
Spot on. I just don't get why people want to dilute the game even further. The league has a number of weak owners who will never help to grow the game as it is. I would be much more in favor of fewer but stronger teams. People like to latch on to greatness and greatness is severely lacking in a lot of existing franchises. Trying to market the game with a bunch of garbage teams in apathetic markets is a fool's errand. As long as Bettman is guiding the strategy the NHL will struggle.
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