2) Arena attendance is at the highest level ever
3) American local television ratings are at their highest ever
4) Player salaries are at their highest level ever
5) In October 2007, the owners voted 30-0 to give him a 5 year extention
6) In November 2007, the players voted 98.3% to support that extention (and yes, Chelios was one of the 5 dissenters)
He joined a league with 26 teams (Florida and Anaheim started play in his tenure but were named as franchises by John Ziegler)............now it has 30
So why is he hated, and why do fans want him out of the game? (Besides the banning of the octopus)
Edited by Coolio Mendez, 29 July 2008 - 01:21 AM.