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by Paul on 06/06/07 at 08:36 PM ET
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
First money: The rumors circulating around expansion fees are that teams would pay in the neighborhood of $150 million in order to gain entry into the NHL – a big hike over the $80 million paid in the last round of expansion that brought us Nashville, Atlanta, Minnesota and Columbus. A bonus for NHL owners: expansion fees do not count as revenue in terms of their partnership with the players’ association, so that’s all money in the bank for teams in the Original 30.
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