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08-26-2013, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
The Olympic participation is an entirely different issue. The CBA doesn't guarantee the players playing in the Olympics.
Wasn't and isn't guaranteed but it was discussed... it was part of some of the decisions they were making.

Players have a say.

Like it or not, the Olympics do grow the game globally, more fans = more $. Not necessarily for the NHL but potentially... even if that potential doesn't occur until years or decades down the road. Golf is doing the exact same thing... also on a global scale... trying to grow the game, more golfers/fans = more revenue.

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