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11-01-2012, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Marc the Habs Fan View Post
Comparing NHL to MLB is the problem. Twice as many games to make $ and stadiums sometimes three times bigger than NHL arenas.

The NBA is the most comparable sport to the NHL in terms of economics.
i'm not looking to compare; only pointing out that MLB didn't get 'killed' by fehr and obviously is in good shape right now; comparatively to the NHL, which has to jeopardize an NHL season to fix it's numbers. Prust was just responding to Paladin who said Fehr is going to kill the NHL like he killed the MLB, which is obviously not true.

Originally Posted by Frozenice View Post
If you want to know why baseball is making money the first place I would look is what players make during their RFA years in baseball and compare that to what hockey players make during their RFA years.
Or you can just look at their market share when it comes to entertainment sports. Something the NHL doesn't have, and needs. The NHL has been basically running the books in the Red just to potentially grab some of that market share.

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