“That leaves us with a problem of where to get additional revenue. The only answer is television. Expansion is not going to sell more tickets because we do not have more tickets to sell.”
Alan Bass, a writer for The Hockey News and THN.com, is the author of The Great Expansion: The Ultimate Risk That Changed the NHL Forever The Great Expansion: The Ultimate Risk That Changed The NHL Forever. He has also worked for the Philadelphia Flyers' Fan Development department, going to schools throughout the tri-state area to teach about fitness and the importance of teamwork. He is the General Manager of the Muhlenberg College Division II hockey team as well. You can contact him at Alanbasswriting@aol.com.