Can we learn from Columbus?
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03-20-2013, 12:17 AM
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Since theres a sidebar of Howson in this thread its interesting to note that GM Scott Howson took a Columbus team that was doing good box office and well over 16K fans a game and turned that into a team getting 14K attendance and 3rd worst in league behind only NYI, and Phoenix.
So theres that real bottom, to the bottom line.
Again I don't blame Columbus fans for a second either. Why would you pay to watch that club? I mean aside from them currently riding unlikely lightning.
Minor point: the Jackets under MacLean padded the attendance. When Howson arrived, the only number reported was actual people in the stands, not simply tickets out (sold or comped) whether they were used or not.
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