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09-14-2012, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by s1g View Post
Who pays for tickets to watch Chipman and Thompson eat popcorn in the press box? I don't. I pay to watch the players. Therefore, the players should be entitled to more of that money. Sure, owners assume all the risk by putting all their money into operating a team, but hey, you can't really get rich off owning a sports team anyhow. If these owners were such good businessmen, they'd put their money into safer ventures where profit is guaranteed.
I'm sorry but your comment makes absolutely no sense to me.

If the owners were "such good businessmen" and "put their money into safer ventures where profit is guaranteed" - there would be no NHL since all the owners would not invest in such a risky venture...

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