Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/16/12 at 11:00 AM ET
from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,
When it comes to the National Hockey League and its incessant lockouts, there are still a couple of questions we've never found the answers to:
Like, how is it that the average NHL salary of $2.4 million sits between Major League Baseball's ($3.4 million) and the National Football League ($1.9 million), when hockey's revenues are nowhere close to those other leagues?
And we're still seeking an answer to why one side of this hockey debate gets 57 per cent of the revenues and doesn't pay any of the bills, while the other side gets the 43 per cent, all of the expenses, and carries the financial risk.
But, there is one thing we are absolutely certain of today, as hockey winds through its third lockout in the past 18 years:
It is time for Gary Bettman to go.
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