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02-21-2012, 01:13 PM
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Levitate
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Originally Posted by NHRangerfan View Post
But the NHL cap is less than 50% lower than the NFL for the 2011 season 64.3 vs 120.3...you don't see an issue with that business model being unsustainable for the NHL? What has the cap gone up almost 50% since year 1? In a down economy...red falgs all around.
Revenue's have grown, down economy and all. The cap is directly linked to revenue

Though the NHLPA also had the ability to vote for bumps in the cap during this CBA, which they did, so it probably bumped up an additional 10% or more just from those, without being tied directly to revenue

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