Tomorrow the Lakers executive will meet to start planning what to do for their 2019 season. There was some talk of the Lakers folding for the 2019 season which does not seem like a very good path to take but the numbers are going to have to work for them not-to fold. To be honest with you I’m not sure if MSL would even survive is the Lakers folded for the year. The city has offered compensation for lost ticket revenue but The Lakers wonder if they will have enough sponsorship money without playing in front of the large crowds. Tim Barrie is quoted saying that "the compensation for the one year will not cut it. The City are doing irreparable damage to the Laker organization and if they kill this franchise it will take years to build it back up" Peterborough has offered the Evinrude Centre to the Lakers but that facility seats 750 fans and the current season ticket base is over 2100 fans. Tim Barrie also says the franchise has had other offers from other communities to host the Lakers but would not say who. The Lakers are going to have to be creative. It does sound like the Petes and the city will help where they can for marketing and promotion of the Lakers sponsors. I’m hoping they come up with something that works for them tomorrow.
That is all I have for you today.
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