Leipold Losing $10 Million/Yr on Wild
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09-17-2010, 04:01 PM
Join Date: May 2010
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That and having to pay players who either are injured or just out right suck.How much was he losing before he sold Nashville?
Contrary to your uneducated opinion here, Nashville actually breaks even, historically.
Two reasons; They have an internal cap ceiling and they consistently make the play-offs.
It just isn't a market in which to have the majority owner a huge hockey fan. Leipold wanted a team in an area of huge interest, as he stated in the interview during the 08 play-offs, when it was announced he had made the purchase.
He actually went into more detail about how Nashville broke even, just because of their consistent 60% chance of making the play-offs. Someone (on TV) also commented on that fact when Lemaire knocked Nashville out of the play-offs in the first year Leipold owned the Wild.
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