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02-18-2013, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by BK Triple Threat View Post
$1 million or whatever it is for an affiliation. Then you have NHL owned AHL franchises. They don't care. It really depends where you are. Take Ontario in the ECHL. They have led attendance for awhile now yet they aren't making money.

One of the biggest shocks I got was when I found out that putting the games on the radio meant the team paid the station for the airtime, rather than the station paying the team for the content..

And like you just said, the minor league teams have to pay the NHL team to be their affiliate.. and it's not cheap..

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