Counterpoint to last week’s article:
5. Comically inept ownership- This isn’t just the NHL, either. The KHL is owned by the Russian mafia masquerading as oil barons, which might be the same thing over there. Who fucking knows what happens in Russia, anymore. They could be producing phenomenal Hockey players or 90% of the world’s spam mail.
But what we can say about their hockey system is that they pay the top 10% of the players 90% of the salary and everyone else gets slightly more than they could make driving the team bus. They certainly aren’t paying for pilots that can actually fly a plane or anything.
But the largest perpetual offender to business logic has to be the NHL. Continue Reading