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04-28-2004, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by HighlyRegardedRookie
I think shortening the season will help the NHL by decreasing player salaries in the long run
I'm not sure how, but it better, because 5 fewer home games at MSG means 91,000 fewer tickets sold per season. Factor in gate draw, consessions, souveniers, etc and you could be looking a $10Mil net loss.

As much as it would suck to see many original 6 match-ups fall by the wayside, the idea of promoting rivalries by eleminating interconference play is intriguing.

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