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02-22-2013, 04:52 PM
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barneyg
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Originally Posted by jigglysquishy View Post
I don't see HNIC leaving CBC for a few reasons

1) It's tradition. There are very few hockey people who grew up NOT watching HNIC on CBC. It's comfortable. It's home. And its one of the only times non-hockey fans watch.
I like tradition too but that argument didn't hold much water the last time around -- La soirée du hockey (on SRC i.e. the French CBC) was just as storied and just as much a mainstay as HNIC, and now all Habs games are on cable.

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