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11-20-2012, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Kaoz View Post
Because many teams in the NHL already aren't turning a profit and that proposal see's the players share increase every single year, from 1.88 billion now to 2.145 billion in 2016-2017. It assumes a rate of growth in revenues that may or may not be realistic, and really does nothing to alleviate the issues currently plaguing bottom tier teams
Look at those proposals again.

The players' share goes DOWN every season. The numbers you're quoting are based on the assumption that revenues will increase from season-to-season... Which is a fair assumption, no? Even the league's proposal isn't a request for a standard dollar amount to the players. It's a share as well, that would increase with league revenues JUST like the PA proposal.

If it's not aggressive enough for you (which may be fair), then why? What about the numbers don't work?

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