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11-20-2012, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by A Pointed Stick View Post
It depends on which players you are referring to. The minority of Haves, or majority of Have Nots. The Haves couldn't give a crap about extra slots for their "brothers." Their priority is revenues, aka, where their franchise salaries just keep getting bigger. A $500K player will always be just that. A $5,000,000 player gains every time the team caps rise because his value is relative to the proceeds.
The point is they blast Bettman, yet every single player in the NHLPA has benefitted from his tenure from expansion to revenues to salary escalation. The game has grown big time under his watch. The players have the right to say the 'league' or the 'owners' in general, but my lord, A LOT of employees would be more than happy to have GB leading the way with the have had salary 'increases' from their company.

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