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11-14-2012, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Orrthebest View Post
So are you saying the NFL did not have those rosters pre-Bettman? Since Bettman was hired NHL salaries have increased a little over a factor of 6 while the NFL player salaries have tripled. Your response doesn't come even close to explaining this.
NFL salaries are tied to revenue, just as the NHL. Do you really think that having 30 extra roster players, all making well below avg, isn't going to skewer these numbers in the NHL's favor? There is no way the high end NFL cap allocations (which eat up the biggest portion of the cap) could ever make up the difference.

You are comparing apples to oranges.

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