The Resource Chill factor: : how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever, (electronic resource)

Chill factor: : how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever, (electronic resource)

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Chill factor: : how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever
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Chill factor:
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how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever
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eng
Summary
The city of Columbus, Ohio, had always struggled to support any professional sports franchise. It's a town where Ohio State University reigns supreme, and everything else is less important. That was until 1991, when the Columbus Chill, a minor-league hockey franchise, arrived. Using Veeckian marketing tactics and on-ice shenanigans, the Chill became the talk of the city and gained a religious local fan base. Based on the success of the Chill, from 1991-99, the city of Columbus was awarded with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2000, the city's own NHL franchise. Chill Factor follows the wild ride through the eyes of team president and general manager David Paitson, from the early formation of the minor-league franchise through the decision to rattle the status quo by going to the edge and beyond with a marketing and promotional plan that was both edgy and controversial. The success of the Chill after their first season gave the organization the impetus to challenge local civic and business leaders to build a world-class arena and emerge from the shadow of OSU. There were setbacks and triumphs on and off the ice, and eventually the realization that the Columbus of today would not be possible without the aid of the Chill. Chill Factor takes readers into the front office and onto the rink, giving every angle of how a small town was able to get behind a working-class team that fought both on and off the ice. This thrilling account will appeal to those who remember the Chill's reign, as well as those who enjoy seeing the underdog climb the ladder to sports supremacy
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Midwest
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Paitson, David
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796.96264
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Merz, Craig
  • Hunter, Bob
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  • Columbus Chill (Hockey team)
  • Hockey teams
  • Minor league hockey
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Chill factor: : how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11833435
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MWT11833435
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11833435
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remote
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11833435
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Chill factor: : how a minor-league hockey team changed a city forever, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11833435
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11833435
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11833435
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11833435
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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