2014 Olympics and the NHL (UPD: NHL, NHLPA, IIHF, IOC meeting this week)
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02-20-2013, 11:48 PM
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And how much people would you say that is in total? Those ratings I just posted for the Olympics were only in the US.
In Japan alone the final game pulled a 37.8 rating in a country of 125 million for the first Korean-Japan game of the tourney, they played 4 more times after that. Combine that with the Korean/Taiwan tv numbers and your pretty much there after only 2 tourneys.
There's a reason the WBC organization awarded Asia 3 rounds of the tourney (2 in Japan, 1 in Taiwan) this time around, and the reason why Korea is building a dome stadium to keep hosting in Japan, Taiwan, and Korea for years.
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