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Analysis of NHL Attendance in the 2018-19 Regular Season
With the playoffs currently filling up stadiums with frenzied fans, it’s time to take a look back at what was really going on with attendance at NHL games throughout the regular season. Many professional hockey organizations have fiercely loyal local fan bases, but others haven’t been able to be as competitive in larger, more congested markets.
GRITTY'S EARLY SUCCESS
On September 24th , 2018 the Philadelphia Flyers announced that they had a new mascot for the upcoming season: Gritty - a seven-foot, hairy orange monster with a huge smile and wide googly eyes.
CONCUSSIONS IN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES FROM A FINANCIAL PERSPECTIVE
Across the country, and across the world, millions of high school athletes take the field (or the court, or the rink, etc.), anxiously anticipating the upcoming season of their favorite sport. Often, these student-athletes dream of professional careers in these sports. Some of the other reasons adolescents participate in sports at their high schools include: hoping the sports might help get them into (or even pay for) college, having fun and being with friends, trying something new, meeting new people, getting in shape, staying in shape, or simply because some authority (e.g. parents, school policy) requires it.