NYT: Bargaining for Rights in Exchange for NHL in Olympics (UPD: Daly in Sochi)
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03-10-2013, 04:17 PM
Join Date: May 2005
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Some people seem to forget that Hockey is only a niche-sport worldwide, its not soccer or even basketball. If the NHL was to organise a tournament nobody outside of hardcore-Hockey and NHL fans would watch whereas in the Olympics you will always have a lot of casual fans.
Every Olympics i watch sports i would never watch outside of the Olympics
This is exactly the point, most fans of the Olympics are like this, which is why the claim that the Olympics is huge for growing the sport is so off base.
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