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by Paul on 02/13/07 at 04:07 PM ET
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Blog Hound: Bloggers React To Reports Of NHL Games In London
With the NHL Kings reportedly opening next season with two games at The O2, an arena in London operated by Kings Owner AEG, here’s a sampling reax from the blogosphere.
Face Off Hockey Show
Posted By: Scotty Wazz
“This is not the worst idea in the world, though you’ll have people yelling and screaming about taking a home game away from both teams—but if you want to expand the game; this is the way.”
Posted By: Todd L.
“The difference is that the NFL is playing in Europe as part of the league’s master plan to take over the world. The NHL is playing in Europe as a desperate attempt to find some fans.”
Canucks Hockey Blog
Posted By: hoopsjunky
“Forget for a second that people in Europe may see these teams more than some in the Eastern Conference, I think it’s a great move by the NHL towards expanding its exposure.”
“Great to see that the decision to ‘market’ the NHL in London is based on generating revenue for AEG more so than anything to do with hockey. The Kings and Ducks playing eight time zones away makes far more sense than two East Coast teams.”
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