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Old 12-04-2012, 06:17 PM   #194
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Originally Posted by blues View Post
I would assume that the financial power houses, Toronto, Montreal, and the NY Ranges view revenue sharing as an investment in growing the over all market. And as the total market gets larger the value of their respective clubs increase. No doubt they have studied how the other leagues have faired, ie football, base ball etc.
That is exactly why Bettman should be canned. His expansion plans have been light to moderate failures, even as other franchises (read: Islanders) are weak.

I'd love to see internal documents the the revenue growth he projected (sold to the owners) when they expanded. With two lockouts in the last decade, they have to be way behind.
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