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11-15-2012, 02:57 PM
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Deebo
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Originally Posted by Capt Zachy Poo View Post
I hope the players stay strong. They have no reason to give in to owners' demands - they bring in the cash. This is a situation where the players know their value and owners disagree, eventually the owners will give in when players go to KHL or a concurring league is founded.
The reason is to get paid, the few owners of teams that make a significant profit don't need their NHL profits nearly as much as the players need their salaries.

By the time this new league can pay 700 players an average 2.4 million dollars, most of these current players will be retired.

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