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07-29-2012, 09:17 PM
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Originally Posted by yianik View Post
Years ago, when the canadian dollar got you 62-63 US cents alot of canadian teams were in trouble. The Habs wernt in big trouble but the Molson company had basically a self imposed cap at around $ 40M because at that point they were losing a few million. This put us in the middle of NHL pack in terms of payroll, but far from the $ 65-75M the Flyers, Blues, Leafs, Rangers, etc were spending. I believe the NHL had some kind of very limited help for canadian clubs.
NHL didn't do crap for the habs during this era...and we shouldn't do anything for these pathetic markets that don't even deserve a hockey team.

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