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SBD/Issue 145/Leagues & Governing Bodies
NHL Benefiting From Big Market Success, Young Talents Emerging
Published April 16, 2009
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THE TIME IS NOW: In DC, Tim Lemke writes the NHL "has a chance to dominate the sports landscape for a few weeks as it opens the Stanley Cup playoffs during a deceptively slow period in the sports landscape." It is a "small window of opportunity for the NHL, but the league is poised to take advantage with a number of compelling early-round matchups that should push the Nielsen meter upward for networks" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 4/16).