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11-04-2012, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by waffledave View Post
How profitable is the WC really? How much does it really contribute to HRR? I would guess that the real measure of success with the WC is the increased exposure of the league rather than the dollars that one single event brings in.

The players lose out on cash from one event...The owners lose way more than that.
Exposure equals money (eventually). The players put more in their pockets from every dollar brought in (in HRR terms of course) than the owners do. The players lost more from the Cancellation of the winter classic than the owners did (unless of course the cap is not linked to HRR). The players will lose more money than the owners do from lost potential revenue.

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