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11-02-2012, 02:02 PM
Kane One
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Originally Posted by Riche16 View Post
If you don't think this is a big FU to HBO and especially NBC you're off your rocker. NBC as a whole is hemmoraging money & losing #s... Especially on the NBC Sports channel. They signed the NHL to a huge contract making them a gem in their crown. Think they're happy about no programming on NBC Sports and no big game on New Year's Day? Why do you think they've signed F1 and soccer in the past month?
If the entire season is wiped out, NBC will not get their money back from the NHL, but instead they will get a year added on at the end of the deal. They are definitely happy with that.

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