NYT: Bargaining for Rights in Exchange for NHL in Olympics (UPD: Daly in Sochi)
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03-05-2013, 08:11 AM
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They dont actually IMO. Players choose to go the games because of the status of playing at the event and the chance to compete and win gold on an international stage.
If a professional or the league they represent make a profit straight from the IOC itself that just sets up a bad precedent in the future.
Other sports leagues would try to do the same and that is a path the IOC won't go on.
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