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11-30-2012, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Wings View Post
Yup. When hockey becomes a premiere entertainment draw in North America, then the players should be able to demand premiere dollars. But it isn't yet and they already are.

I suppose that would be true if you were the one designing the marketplace. The fact of the matter is that given the total number of players of desirable talent with X bidders for their services, they in fact were getting 74% of HRR. That is the value the NHL teams, unfettered by caps, put on their collective value.

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