Found October 08, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
In a nice writeup on the city's Central Hockey League expansion team, David Migoya notes how minor league hockey has a lengthy history of failure in Denver: What makes this group different from prior minor-league teams, though, is a squad of professionals with a new technology at their disposal, enabling them to provide a show that's more than just a traditional hockey game. There's a new high-definition video board and a light-and-sound show by Edge, the same guys who handle shows at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for Broncos and Outlaws games. The team even has photo-op plans for a refurbished 1970s-era Zamboni that has been sitting idle at the Coliseum for years. Although digital video boards, rock music, spotlights, ice girls, and hyped-up public address announcers are considered mandatory requirements in the modern day sports age, I sometimes wonder if any of those things truly have an impact on attendance figures at hockey games. The answer is probably n...
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