Balsillie's sales going well
By the end of yesterday, Balsillie and company reeled in about $6.25-million in deposits on season tickets and luxury suites at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton.
Sixty of the 70 proposed suites were booked at $5,000 each, according to The Canadian Press, while 4,700 lower-bowl seats went for $1,000 each and about 2,500 upper-bowl seats went for $500 each.
I'll say this again: Regardless of what happens in Nashville, this part of the country deserves another NHL team. Ideally, it'd be placed right smack in the middle of Toronto, but given the implausibility of such a move, Hamilton's the logical choice.
UPDATE At noon on Friday, they're up to 10,000 sold.