Lockout Discussion Thread 3.0
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11-23-2012, 02:07 PM
Join Date: Jun 2007
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NHL players still should not be getting 57% of any pie. Any perception that they "gave away too much" last CBA is pure propaganda.
Why not? Revenue comes from fans, fans come to see NHL games, NHL games are played by NHL players. (assuming a healthy revenue stream) Why shouldn't the players get the lion's share? The owners are merely investors, them demanding (up to) 50% of revenue is ludicrous in my opinion.
I'll respond to Kriss E shortly, suffice to say I think blaming agents for contracts offered, signed and paid by owners is a wrong way to look at things.
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