Sports NHL punishes good franchises for success.

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  1. Snort

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    There might be a drop in the salary cap. They expected a rise, but now it seems there is going to be a drop. Chicago wants to sign Shaw, so they are preparing for the drop. The NHL seriously has to cut down teams. Bettman keeps running the league as if they are the NFL or MLB. It's just bad, and this Vegas team makes it worse. Fans there I'm ahhpy for, but leauge wise, it's a killer. Bettman is trying to be the NFL.
     
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    Fucking dumbass salary caps...
    Fucking useless commish who only cares about putting teams in cities like Las Vegas, instead of getting a team back in Quebec City.
    Fucking league that's gone pussy, so my Flyers now have one of the wimpiest teams in the league, since no one wants to fight anymore..
    Not my NHL.
     
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    It's a horrible move and Bettman has lost sight of what hockey needs. Vegas is not it. In an NHL analysis about 2 years ago, there are almost 550,000 hockey fans in Quebec City and 91,000 in Vegas. They choose Vegas to make a point of being the first major sport in Vegas. Insane.
     
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    Vegas is like the Buffalo of the west for TV market share
     
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    You wanna see wimp have Disney own your bloody team. :nocheer:



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    That and every Vegas minor league sports team has always done under the league average attendance in their sports. Plus, everyone in that city works at night or gambles at night. This is Bettman's worst move by far.
     
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    Quebec only lost its team the first time because of the exchange rate on the Canadian dollar. Unfortunately, after the better part of a decade of the Canadian dollar being above or at par with the U.S. dollar, it's dropped again. But they have a new arena and a huge season ticket list. No reason to ignore them. If Bettman is insisting on putting another U.S. team in the league, at least look at Seattle. Hell, even Cleveland might be ready to get another NHL team. Why doesn't Cincinnati have one?
     
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    Ducks fan?
     
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    Maybe it's a good move, take the $500M, let the team go bankrupt and move it to Quebec City in five years
     
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    @Mrs Shivvy , what's Shiv's favorite sport?
     
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    He choose Vegas so he could be the first commissioner of a professional sports team to put a team in Vegas. Put Quebec City aside, Seattle has about 200,000 more NHL fans than Vegas. Bettman has jumped the shark.
     
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    Cut it to 24 teams but Bettman and the BOG are greedy asshats. All they see is the expansion money. Hopefully, one day it will all collapse.
     
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    Take any great sport and inject money into it, and it becomes shit.
     
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    Jumped it years ago.
     
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    I never want the sport to collapse, but yeah, they NEED to cut down teams. Start with Florida and Columbus.
     
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