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Panthers President Explains Low Attendance

Posted By Blake Bass On September 17, 2013 @ 9:01 AM In Florida News,NHL | No Comments

Florida_Panthers_2013 [1]Florida Panthers executive Michael Yormark reached out to Puck Daddy to explain the widely mocked attendance for Monday afternoon’s preseason game against the Nashville Predators.

Like Brown said earlier, Yormark told Puck Daddy that the main function of the exhibition is for scouts to evaluate talent rather than for fans to fill the building. He admitted that “the day game attendance is not as high as we would like,” but described the doubleheader as a “unique opportunity for our fans.”

The most interesting tidbits came when the outspoken front office member said that ticket sales are generally looking up, at least compared to the abbreviated 2013 campaign.

Read more on Pro Hockey Talk [2].


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