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07-09-2013, 02:41 PM
Join Date: Dec 2009
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Counter-point: Fred Shero's teams are arguably single-handedly responsible for emerging the game outside of the traditional original 6 markets in the 70's, rebranding hockey for the expansion era, and giving the city of Philadelphia an established, important hockey market for generations to come.
He changed the game forever, created a market in what is now one of the largest of the league's footholds, made leaps and bounds in the progression of the NHL from original 6 into the expansion era, and won multiple Stanley Cups with legendary teams.
I was being sarcastic. Every article I've seen on the matter tended to mention that the old guard that lived through the BSB era and thought it ruined hockey were still calling the shots/influential.
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