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01-02-2004, 07:16 AM
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PrairieHabber
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Originally Posted by Barney Rubble
According to www.worldstadiums.com the seating capacity of the new rink in Winnipeg would be less than 15,000. Of course there are a lot of US based teams that would die for attendance anywhere near 15,000.
The seating capacity isn't the big issue. The old Winnipeg Arena could seat around 15K. It's the luxury boxes and team-controlled revenues that make the new arena an "NHL" arena.

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