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01-01-2004, 07:45 AM
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I still don't know if they could make it work with a smaller arena. The Winnipeg club argues that the American teams average around half capacity or a third capacity. However they can afford to do that because of looser tax laws and the stronger American dollars. Canadian teams need to sell out their buildings to be a success. One other factor is the corporate support. I'm not an expert but I don't think there are many big companies operating out of Winnipeg.
I do wish they could get back into the NHL though.
you hit the nail on the head there buddy. winnipeg doesn't have enough corporate support and looser tax laws. the NHL coming back to Winnipeg is a pipe dream in the near future. maybe in 20 years though
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