Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/05/07 at 07:29 PM ET
from John Buccigross at ESPN,
• Finally, my friend asked, “State of the NHL: Better or worse than what the casual sports fan thinks?”
The state of the NHL is better than what the casual sports fan thinks because the casual sports fan thinks it’s on par with Arena Football, WNBA and MLS. This is what much of the media tells them. First of all, the media ignores the passion in Canada, and this is irresponsible. In Canada, the NHL has a much stronger brand name than all of those leagues combined. It has history and Maurice Richard’s eyes. Hey, MLB has the Royals and Devil Rays, and the NBA has the Hawks—if your team stinks, people don’t go.
read on... Bucci is right on with a few of his suggestions…
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