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11-12-2012, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
Yes, but the Pens were spending $22 MM and NYR and Toronto were spending 3x that much on 34 yr old has-beens.

Nevertheless, somehow the big teams have grown revenues massively under this system, 3 original six teams won the Cup (and almost 4 Cups in total....), while more and more elite players have gravitated to the bigger markets. This time however, it's happened at a younger age.


Gary's systems over the years have created so many loopholes, the league's economic systems look like Alpine Lace cheese.
And the Penguins were going bankrupt despite only paying $22 million. They may not be your best example.

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