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02-01-2013, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by IU Hawks fan View Post
Markham would draw from all the people who are priced out of Leafs tickets. Their fan base would grow rather quickly. Using the population of the town it's in as a deterrent doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Makes about as much sense as the Los Angeles greater area having 2 teams while the Greater Toronto Area only has 1.

And how popular are the Thunder in KC? Oklahoma City is 5 hours away.
I'm an idiot. I don't know what the **** I was thinking when I brought up OKC... Must have just merged the two cities into one.

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Tons of people in Toronto hate the Leafs and can't stand their fan base, though. Enough people to easily support a 2nd team, IMO.
Do you think there are enough fans to get to follow an entirely new team, though? That might be a tough sell.

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