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You can't blame the Buffalo Sabres marketing department for trying anything to sell tickets. Their team is just atrocious this year, but they still have to make money. Ladies' night promotions are a thing -- the Washington Capitals have been doing them for years -- and over 30% of the league's fans are women, so advertising directly at them makes sense. This is just kind of a bad way to do it:
At first, I looked at it and went "oh, great, lipstick and pink. Way to try," Then I thought about it, and the words of a self professed hockey mom came to mind.
"You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig."
When an ad causes people to think of that... perhaps it's time to change that lipstick to a blender or a vacuum or something else that ladies'll pay attention to but that won't cause people to think of unfortunate metaphors for your...
Oh, wait. Those don't exactly work either, do they?
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Ryan Vinz will never forget the moment he suited up for the Buffalo Sabres (via veooz)
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Former Coyotes and Capitals defenseman Rostislav Klesla will not be joining the Sabres. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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The trade that everyone in Buffalo was talking about, at least until Pat LaFontaine resigned/was fired, was the deal that sent Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to St. Louis. It’s the biggest trade in recent history for the Sabres and you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger blockbuster in the past 15-20 years for the Sabres.
We asked David Rogers, the...