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No love for the West

Gary Morlock, Poway, Ca.

In the Sept. 28, 2009 issue, your pre-season poll of has 23 of your 40 hockey selecting three Eastern Conference teams as the most likely to win the Stanley Cup.

Aren't these the same experts that continually talk about the overall superiority of the West?

I'm sure glad the eastern time zone bias in sports/hockey journalism is an urban legend.


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