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Leafs Optimistic Fans Will Respond To Rebuild, Say 99% of Season-Ticket Holders Renewed

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

MLSE Chief Commercial Officer Dave Hopkinson believes the Maple Leafs still "have something to sell their season-ticket holders that hasn’t been there in recent years," and that is "real, long-term hope that things will improve," according to James Mirtle of the GLOBE & MAIL. Hopkinso...

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