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01-13-2013, 06:36 PM
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JackJ
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Originally Posted by vanwest View Post
Yes I do. They operate to make a profit which in hockey means winning.
Whether you're a CEO, VP or in this case GM of a hockey team if you don't show results you get canned.
Leafs are the most profitable team in the NHL and have been for years.

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But the sport’s three most profitable teams–the Maple Leafs ($81.9 million), Rangers ($74 million), Canadians ($51.6 million)–accounted for 83% of the league’s income, while 13 of 30 teams lost money, before non-cash expenses and interest payments.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozan...rth-1-billion/
Next argument.

Of course playoffs add to the bottom line but we're not financially dependent on it.

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