Originally Posted by Counselor
This is what so many of us were trying to say all along.
Very true. But it was also a point that was not pushed home nearly enough during these negotiations. All these fan/arena groups pushed the Penguin issue to no end, but very rarely hit on the other events in which this arena will bring to this city.
It wasn't just the fan/arena groups either, it was also the media. It was always "a new home for the Penguins" when this issue was reported on the news. Very, very rarely were the concerts, other sporting events, etc. etc. pushed home. Thankfully all ended well.