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07-24-2004, 03:08 PM
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Sherbrooke is 1h and half from Montreal and it has a population of 150,000 but Sherbrooke has never been a big hockey city. The Castors and the Faucons of the Q were always at the bottom of the league in attendance. If every year there is a couple of top prospects going to the RR I'm sure it will be a big success and I think they will stay more than one year in Edmonton.
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Sherbrooke is 1h and half from Montreal and it has a population of 150,000 but Sherbrooke has never been a big hockey city. The Castors and the Faucons of the Q were always at the bottom of the league in attendance. If every year there is a couple of top prospects going to the RR I'm sure it will be a big success and I think they will stay more than one year in Edmonton.
Thx o_b, I wasn't sure about the exact location of Sherbrooke but I thought it was a lot closer than that.

If the only reason that the team left then was because of poor fan support and not any problems due to proximity then I guess we can put one argument to rest.

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