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01-05-2013, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Alexdaman View Post
What if after the season is lost that the league and the players have to go to court to settle this dispute all the advertisers, NBC, the fans, decide to they just don't care about hockey anymore and that the NHL goes bankrupt?

And the players end up having to go find real jobs and deal with the harsh reality of making money outside pro sports.

They'd be ****ed!
The NHL bankrupt? I don't think the NHL itself has any debt accumulated aside from Phoenix since they operate them and they're about to sell this team. Some teams might file bankruptcy and then sue the NHL for whatever contractual reason they see fit, but aside from that all the other teams need to do is form another league and start over. AFAIK, the NHL doesn't own anything the teams don't, it's not a Coop or a hillbilly corporative setup.

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