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01-16-2013, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by blaney View Post
The population of the entire province is just over 1 million, and only about 200,000 in Regina.

As the guy above said, the Riders only play once a week and people come from all over. That wouldn't happen several times a week for an NHL team.

The most expensive tickets for the Riders are $72... which would probably a similar price for the cheapest tickets for an NHL team.

I just don't think there is enough people and its too expensive.
I would love to see a team in Sask but empty seats at the WJC during Canada games looked like the market is soft when the ticket prices are high. I hope that I would be wrong with NHL hockey.

It could be 25 years before Saskatoon gets a team. Sorry Regina.

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