Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/30/11 at 11:08 PM ET
from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
Chicago. Philadelphia. Boston. Vancouver.
Four of the largest, wealthiest, most aggressive sports markets in North America, all represented by their local hockey franchises in the past two Stanley Cup finals.
Into this uber-competitive mix re-enters Winnipeg, a city big enough that U2 played on the weekend at Canad Inns Stadium, and a city small enough that the spectacular prices being extorted by ticket scalpers/companies for this week’s Stanley Cup final, some in excess of $1,500 per ticket, should scare the hell out of its citizens.
You have to wonder; does The ’Peg really know what it’s getting into here?
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