Could Mexico support an nhl team.
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02-07-2013, 04:00 PM
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Mike Myers once was working on a screen play titled Hockey Night in Mexico iirc.
Anyway, Mexico city CMA is over 20 million so that would rival the NY area with their 3 teams. Problem is Mexico is not a rich country. The NHL has a hard enough time filling a rink in Phoenix where more people are familiar with the sport. I don't see it working in Mexico.
The country side of mexico is poor as hell, but the city itself has a significant group of middle income people.
In fact I depending on which figures you use MC has an economy a slight bit larger than Phoenix`s and would face no competition from the big 3.
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