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11-14-2012, 05:28 PM
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Brian Boyle
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Originally Posted by RGY View Post
Crosby makes around $8 million a year for an 82 game season. The highest paid players in baseball make around 25-30 million a year over a 162 game season. Cut the MLB number in half and you're at 12-15 million. Now of course hockey isn't as popular as baseball but you don't think guys like crosby shouldn't be making at least $10 million?
No. Comparing them to baseball players and then glossing over the fact that baseball brings in more money is silly.

And he actually makes $10.6 million for the first 9 years of his contract. But the three years after that he has to scrape by on $3 million.

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