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09-19-2012, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by TonySCV View Post
Tolensky: Since 2002-03, NHL revenue has grown 5.7% per year. Player costs have only grown 2.5% per year. The NHL claims it's losing money but for that to be true, all other costs would have had to grown at over 7% per year. That's over 177% greater than player costs have increased.
Why would he pick 2002-03 as the starting point instead of since the last lockout? Probably because it doesn't look as good for the players if they use numbers since the lockout.

The media and agents are the worst at spreading this kind of propaganda.

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