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03-08-2013, 07:44 PM
Join Date: Apr 2005
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It's not hard to imagine when you have seen it. I have family there, so I know.
It's not desperate, it's logical. The Eastern Canadian teams are a big draw in FL. I can tell you from firsthand experience the number of Canadians that not only live there permanently (residents & citizens), but the number of them that show up to Canadian team games, whether residents, snowbirds, or tourists.
Obviously Canadians are not going to "prop" up these teams or comprise the team's entire fan base, but that's not the logic here.
For once Florida is in a VERY interesting division. Buffalo, Boston, Detroit, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Tampa Bay, Florida. I'm happy for the Florida teams and I hope they thrive.
Wasn't saying you were wrong that the phenomenon exists.
Seems like a poor business model for putting teams there anyway. Ticket demand and prices not high either which fairly supports my point.
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