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Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Canadian Fans offer Solutions

Adults in Canada contemplated different options to ensure the feasibility of the NHL in a recent poll.
Sixty three percent of respondents say the NHL should "go small" by cutting the number of teams, and improving the quality of hockey and the degree of fan support in the cities that retain franchises, while 18% would rather "go big" by keeping the present number of teams and aggressively promoting hockey in the United States to generate more television revenues.