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02-26-2013, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Ski View Post

That's because tickets are only $6..wait til they have to pay near $20 for AHL hockey..

Utica's main source of employment came by the way of Utica Club brewery way back when, crap beer but cheap..


Edit;check that, they're still around today producing Saranac
Yeah basically anything coming from Utica is crap and cheap. I don't recall the exact price when I went to Prowlers' games I don't recall paying $20 and people quickly stopped going to those games too. I think UC has a lot more support because it is a college with an obligated fan base with the students. Also, looking at the roster I see Horseheads, Clinton, Buffalo, New Hartford among the locations so I'd bet that plays a role in neighboring townships like Clinton and New Hartford where people actually pay attention to hockey.

I'm not trying to be contradictory but I just think this is a huge mistake. Utica doesn't deserve the benefits of a hockey team and the Flames AHL team doesn't deserve to be dragged through Utica's problems.

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