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01-06-2013, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleed Ranger Blue View Post
This does nothing to address the long term issues of the league.
The long term issue for the league is supporting 30 franchises, some of which are in terrible markets. The 7% boost in revenue is huge for those little guys.

7% of the last full season total revenue of $3.3B is $231M, which goes right into the owners pockets.

That also means the players are losing that money. Regardless of any other details, 50/50 from year one is a major win for the NHL.

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