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04-19-2011, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
No, the TV money is shared equally among the 30 NHL teams. I know they have some arrangements in Canada due to the Leafs and Habs giving up a lot of their games to the national spots, etc.

kdb will find the CBA section that discusses if a threshold is surpassed that it goes to revenue transfer program firstly, but I think that's above the $200MM mark here.
There's no threshold on the amount of centrally generated league revenue that would trigger part of it going to revenue sharing. The key figures are:

- The minimum revenue sharing pool is set each year at 4.5% of league HRR.
- Up to 25% of that pool will be sourced from "excess centrally generated league revenues, if any". So the target would be 1.125% of HRR.

For league revenues projected around $2.8B or so with the new TV deal that's around $31m per year of the TV deal that would go into the revenue sharing pool.

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