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12-28-2012, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Dado View Post
It's not a joke at all. Top players in the NHL are paid far less than their peers in the other major sports. Meanwhile, the NHL has both the highest minimum salary in pro sport AND guaranteed contracts. In a cap world, to the extent the best are underpaid, others will by definition be overpaid. Similarly, to the extent the lessers are overpaid, the best must be underpaid.

And that's all just a complicated way of saying "revenue sharing"....
Top NHL players are paid far less because they generate far less revenue. That's a horrible comparison. Top players in the NHL probably take a greater piece of the pie than other sports.

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