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03-05-2013, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Crease View Post
Not sure where you got that from. I said that the IOC needs the NHL's players more than the NHL needs the IOC. Note I didn't say pros in the second part of that sentence. Never once mentioned anything about players desire here, which by the way is all but moot. The league doesn't need the Sochi games to boost interest in North America. The time zones are too far apart.
Can you give evidence of that? From what I recall, the hockey games in Lillehammer and even Albertville were well attended.

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