Originally Posted by Livinginthe past
I don't get any access to hockey games but I think they would be the most accessible to European fans - baseball and basketball are personal turns offs for different reasons (too much scoring and way too many games).
Ice hockey though - just the right amount of scoring (similar to soccer), plenty of legal violence and a high skill factor.
Not to mention... probably a third of the NHL ALREADY comes from Europe. To expand the league by another 20 teams would not diminish the quality as much as it would in any other major American sport... except for maybe Baseball...