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11-25-2012, 08:28 AM
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barneyg
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Originally Posted by thinkwild View Post
Perhaps one other thing we might take from the general concept of these suspect context numbers is that it is no longer correct to consider the nhl a gate driven league since gate accounts for less than 50% of total revenues now.
100% agree with this.

but the numbers still aren't credible for reasons kdb posted

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Originally Posted by thinkwild View Post
Looking at salaries, it might be informative to see the difference in growth between mean and median salary, pre-cap and post. Since 2005, the mean salary appears to have increased far faster than the median which suggests much more salary equalization between top and bottom. The kind of disparity changes the occupy movement seeks for a better society. Amongst the teams themselves though, the opposite seems to have occurred.
Given the NHL's salary structure it's actually the opposite -- if the mean increases more quickly than the median then there are more inequalities, not less.

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