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08-19-2012, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Woodman19 View Post
Does anyone think its any coincidence that the best sporting league in the world in terms of stability is the NFL, where the players were bent over twice and have nothing even close to what NHL players get. When the entire league is guaranteed to earn huge profits then everyone can truly play on an equal level and market its product.
The NFL's CBA has an estimated value of 12-16 billion dollars per year. The NHL's is worth ___? I'm guessing NFL players earn more than NHL players and the reason for that is that the NFL is a much more profitable business than the NHL. Main reason for that is the American market which the NHL is trying to tap into. It just won't succeed in Phoenix and Florida (imo). Correct me if I'm wrong. I'm fairly new to the subject and don't have much experience but that's just how my feeble mind sees it. There are so many factors involved it's easy to lose track

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