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Why the Winter Classic was in Buffalo and not Pittsburgh…

January 5, 2008 Leave a comment

“The Buffalo and Pittsburgh markets led the ratings, at 38.2/58 and 17.7/30, respectively” (1)

And Bob Smizik (of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) had the audacity to suggest that the NHL stage an outdoor game here in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a football town with a hockey team, Buffalo is a hockey town with a football team.