2012-2013 Lockout Discussion Thread
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09-03-2012, 03:20 PM
I hid the Atavachron
Join Date: Apr 2010
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This lockout is all about the owners. Rich teams vs Poor teams!
The rich owners will sit back and let the small markets teams speak thru Bettman. If the poorer teams plan works the richer teams just make more $$$!
I have a very simple solution. Are you ready....
50%/50% revenue split. Based off additional or a decrease in revenue numbers will be adjusted.
Make an initial soft salary cap of $60mm.
Have a revenue penalty tax for money over the cap of 100%. Example if the Rangers team payroll is $70mm they would pay a $10mm tax to the NHL.
Next step - a Win/Win for both sides....split all the penalty tax 50%/50% for the teams that need money to survive and to the NHL PA for medical benefits & pensions for retired players!
If they can agree on my play the rest will be easy!!
Your thoughts on my solution!
I don't want to pay $500 a seat so the Rangers can send that money to Phoenix - or worse - the islanders and devils.
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