During the French Revolution portion of Mel Brooks’ epic comedy ”History of the World, Pt. I”, Count de Money…no, no you fool, Count de Monet…de-Mon-A…approached King Louis XVI to inform him of an impending revolt against the crown.
“It is said that the people are revolting”…the Count, (portrayed brilliantly by the late Harvey Korman), tells him.
“You said it”, replies the King…”they stink on ice”.
Well, like the good King Louis, the collective partnership octo-cluster that is the Atlanta Spirit, LLC. may be facing the same type of social unrest…a type of “revolt” if you will… from the good and decent, hockey-loving citizens of Blueland.
To date, any such revolt has been a silent one…fans, in great numbers, simply have chosen to not pay the money to attend games this season. In the most recent home game, Tuesday’s 4-3 win vs. Colorado, the “official” attendance announced was 12,101. But I tell ya kids, if there were 12K+ subjects in Blueland’s Castle Philips Tuesday night,