Phoenix LXXII: Send in the Clowns
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02-20-2013, 12:14 PM
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Once it has been decided to move the team and sold to new ownership, what the Coyotes do or do not do on the ice has no bearing what so ever.
Just to note: there was a
3rd party study
done quite a while ago that suggested the Coyotes would have to sell out every regular season game and go very deep in the playoffs EVERY season, just to even suggest a chance at breaking even financially.
Look at it this way... What the Coyotes have done on the ice for the last 4 seasons ( being quite successful ) has had zero bearing on selling this team. One trip to the Cup isn't going to change anything.
I believe it but I am pretty sure that would mean they did the study using the current business model. I don't think many teams make money. If improvements in the way they do business were made, I can see them making a profit.
Maybe starting from Square 1 would help but I think there is little time to make improvements at this point.
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