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06-28-2012, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post
The only way the cap is going up is if the owners are making more money.

The cap accounts for 57% of leaggue revenue, so every time the cap increases the owners make MORE money. That includes the Habs.

- Ticket prices are going up every year.
- US Dollar is going down every year.
- There's no longer any revenue sharing being pumped into Atlanta.

Geoff Molson smiles every time the cap goes up.

You should also add to your list: - New big contract with NBC.

People have a hard time to grasp this concept. It's a business, and usually succesful businesses expect growth year in, year out. So it was quite inevitable that they would chose a regulation/sharing system that would expand with the revenues themselves.

The cap will never go down without the salaries doing the same, or else the system itself becomes unbalanced.

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