Like Australian interest in Soccer leading up to the 2006 world cup.
Try living in Michigan and you’ll be singing a different tune. There is a nearly Canadian interest in hockey in America, it’s just relegated to certain states.
I actually live in a hockeytown, about 30 minutes from canada so i know exactly what you’re talking about. i’m originally from california though and can’t remember single instance of someone talking about hockey.
At least California has a hockey team – I grew up in New Mexico and wouldn’t have known hockey from lacrosse! (or is that lacrosse from field hockey? something like that…)
Hey Bettman, take note.
(Bettman’s the NHL commissioner, who wants to skip the Olympics next time. He doesn’t understand that this is his chance to capitalize on this sudden interest.)
This is the best graph ever. I feel better about the game already. Thanks.
Nathan, funny chart.
FiZ. I live in Michigan and work in Detroit (aka Hockeytown). I couldn’t care less about hockey. Your comment and Nathan’s graph cause me to sympathize with those Candians that are not hockey fans.
The peak of my interest: I kind of wish I would have watched the game. Oh well.
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