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02-02-2013, 01:31 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
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WHY doesn't the NHL insist that the west coast teams start at a reasonable time on the weekends? They should have to start by 7:00 PST on weekdays instead of 7:30. I get that they're saying it's because of traffic... everyone else has traffic too, so start earlier. And on the weekend, there is just no excuse at all to start at 7:30. It should be a 5:00 start at the latest.
It's just better for television and building that "National Audience" that the league desires. The western teams will never build a national following if nobody can ever watch them.
Yep- it's always been a pet peeve of mine- even with our home games, why not start Saturday games at 6:00?? What reason is there to wait until 7 or 7:30 as some teams do?? I'll bet the overwhelming majority of fans would prefer 6:00 or even 5:00...
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