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Cost of Lockout: 2 million fans

As the National Hockey League ratifies its new collective bargaining agreement, a recent research study finds that the lockout cost the sport nearly 2 million fans in Canada. In a survey conducted by Solutions Research Group among 1,776 Canadians in May/June 2005, 55% of Canadian sports fans aged 12 or older identified hockey as one of their favourite sports, down 13 points from 68% in a survey conducted in 2003.


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