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10-27-2012, 04:06 AM
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Originally Posted by MarkhamNHL View Post
the league is profitable, how they split their portion is not the players concern

in the real business world, when a franchise loses 40 million and has never made you a dime (ever), you close it or move it...
This is not a real business world, your talking about a sport. If you closed every team that has been loosing money for the last 5 yrs you would end up with like 8-10 treams. Your talking a ton of fans, revenue, growth gone. This is exactly what the NHL and the NHLPA don't want.

I bet if the NHL threatened to contract the NHLPA would be more than happy to agree to a real 50/50 split and all the contract changes.

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