I get what's said. Hopefully we are at the start of a new era. But I suspect it will take a few years of improved, energized play, including playoff runs, to juice the atmosphere.
I find myself less inclined to watch on Center Ice. That is a reflection on prior years of full play. More games like the last few may change that.
On attendance, one thing Sielski doesn't touch is cost. The median cost of two seats, parking, and food is $250+. In a country where earnings are f
I agree with this definitely. And really that $250 is more like $300+ if you want good seats, decent food and better beer than bud light. That's about $60 per person per hour of entertainment (assuming 2.5 hours x 2 people).
So lets say it's a husband and wife. That's $120 per hour for them. They would have to have a combined gross household income of $250,000 to make break even on a per hour basis.
I'm aware not everyone places value on their entertainmen
I didnt know how to attach an article like many of you forum tech geniuses, so i copied and pasted it above.
How coincidental that we have been discussing this issue, and then an article gets printed. Personally I think we deserve (specifically I) some compensation for coming up with the idea.