Key To Success: Reasons Behind NHL’s Record-Setting Year

June 15th, 2010 by Cam Maillet Leave a reply »
With the passing of this year’s NHL season, many are already missing hockey at its finest.

In fact, this year more people are missing it than ever before.

It was a record-setting year for the National Hockey League, not only did the business sales and events skyrocket, but the TV ratings also bloomed in a country where hockey usually takes a backseat to baseball and football.

And maybe it still does, however, its numbers this year shed light on healthy growth of the hockey audience in the area.

So how did a sport just a few years past a full-season lockout flourish at such a rapid pace? 

One of the answer’s is simple—the Winter Classic.

Ever since it was introduced three years back, the Winter Classic has been a must-see game for any hockey fan.

Bringing hockey back to where it originated captivates people, especially those who can relate and reminisce about hockey at it purest form.

Anyone who has ever stepped foot on a pond or an outdoor rink knows the feeling you get when the crisp winter air whips at your face—it’s a feeling not easily put into word ...

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