Sunday, December 24, 2006

They're just not buying it

They're just not buying it
Bruins still a tough sell to skeptical fans
By Kevin Paul Dupont December 24, 2006

These are strange times, eerily so, on Causeway Street. For those who came aboard the hockey lovefest in the '50s and the pre-Orr '60s -- when there really wasn't much of anything or anyone to love -- the acres of empty seats today are hauntingly familiar. Never has the "retro" look been so, well, downright wretched.

The Bruins are winning these days, and with some regularity, but still no one comes. OK, that's an exaggeration. The Vault isn't empty, but for the first three months of 2006-07, the building's ushers have rarely wiped down the turnstiles once everyone has made it to the opening faceoff.

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