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01-07-2004, 04:49 AM
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I'm probably reading this out of context since I didn't read the whole thread, but it stood out and here, more or less, was my thought train.
The Oilers have excellent attendance. Viewership is strong. The players get paid. They'll be in the black this year. EDM can easliy afford an NHL team.
I don't think I disagree, I also think EDM can afford a team. That statement that you quoted came about while discussing if EDM could support a 50-60 mil payroll if it were necessary to keep an elite team together.
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