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01-03-2013, 10:57 PM
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Actual Thought*
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
If they were businessmen, who were interested -- first and foremost -- in making money, why in the hell did they buy into the NHL?

What part of the last 15 years in history convinced them the NHL was a good avenue for making "year-to-year" profits?

So why did they buy in?
Pride? Ego? Long-term money? Critical peace of the business empire?
For them playing with a sports franchise is like the average fan playing Madden on their Xbox. The franchises are toys.

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