I think, like many markets in the league, attendance is going to go as the team goes. The Devils haven't made the playoffs since 2012, and given that they're always competing with the Rangers, Flyers, and Islanders, it's probably not surprising the attendance isn't great. Beyond that though I can't really speak as to how bad the attendance is or if the game day experience has suffered since I live half the country away.
As for moving, I doubt it. I believe part of current ownership b
If you mean both have arrogant, entitled, self important attitudes amongst their fanbase, then yes, I agree 1000%.
I am now putting on my Kevlar helmet and dog bite attack suit as I may have poked a Montreal hornet's nest....
Ah. My bad.
Perhaps a mercy kill is in order?
If you're the commish, and your product (the NHL brand) is being negatively impacted by the existence of a franchise that is being run into the ground by a foolish owner, why not kill it off? I'd say: "Thanks Mr. Wang (whoever it was), but you are a bowel emptying fart of an owner and we don't want you in our league any more. You ruin our image. Buh bye!". The league could re-take the team and sell it to someone else