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01-01-2013, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
You cant just fold teams

NHL would need to buy them from current ownership and pay city/arena's a ton of $$$ to break leases

We would be looking at likely around 1B in costs for NHL to fold 5/6 teams

And when the Cnd dollar slips someday (Probably not soon though) back into abyss ,, Will you support removal of all the Cnd teams that Bettman/NHL saved once before?
Why would the US dollar gain against the Canadian dollar when the US is in as bad a financial condition as Greece?

The 197475 season saw another change to its playoff system to accommodate the league of 18 teams, twelve of which qualified for the playoffs. The top team from each division would earn a bye to the quarterfinal, while the second- and third-place teams from each division started their playoff run from a best-of-three preliminary round.
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