15 June 2003

Letter to NHL Center Ice Regarding Cancellation

As an avid hockey fan, I've been a subscriber to the NHL Center Ice satellite television package that enables me to watch up to 40 game broadcasts per week. No, you can not actually watch the entire game of all 40 telecasts, considering that most of the games are played in the same time span. Maybe if I didn't have a job or any social appointments whatsoever, I could catch parts of all 40 games, but hey I got to make money to pay the annual $139 renewal fee.

However, this upcoming season, I'm inclined to cancel. The boring, trap style of tactics employed by the successful teams and the dearth of beautiful offensive free flow hockey is a contributing factor, but not the main reason why I will probably choose to no longer ante up and fill the financial coffers of the NHL and DirecTV. Actually, it's a short list of grievances of which I am fairly certain won't be addressed for the sake of a sole customer. But in case I am presented with a "reason for leaving" form, I figured I should plan ahead and list out my reasons.
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