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02-05-2013, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Buck Aki Berg View Post
If the league is nothing more than the profit-driven monster that some gleefully tout it to be, why isn't the season 100 games? 150 games? Why is there an offseason at all? Let's just play year-round. Yay money!
But it is a profit-driven monster. What else could it be? A nonprofit charity?

An offseason has a number of benefits to a major league sport. Few team sports operate year round. With it's two months of playoffs, the NHL operates for something like 9. It's pretty long.

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