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02-25-2013, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by tbcwpg View Post
Just browsing future divisional rivals boards' for their opinions on realignment. In regards to your bolded point, I think that here in Winnipeg, the rivalry with those teams is pretty much non-existent at this point. The Oilers came here last season, and there wasn't as much hype about it as you would've thought. I think we're more interested in a competitive division with less travel and better start times. "Fan interest" can wane quite a bit when most of your games start at 8:30 or later.
Does it translate across the border at all as in Minnesota and Chicago?

Obviously the Leafs and Habs would draw well anywhere, but a division with them is almost guaranteed to never happen for the Jets.

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