Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 10/16/12
The long awaited showdown has finally arrived.  Media people are poised to cover the story, to gather the quotes and soundbites.  The big proposal has finally been delivered and now the fun and speculation begin.  No, I am not talking about the Presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.  While millions will no doubt be watching the debate this evening, hockey fans got their treat a bit early as the league surprised many by tossing out a 50/50 Hockey Related Revenues (HRR) proposal to the NHLPA earlier today.  I kind of doubt we'll hear a debate question this evening on it; where both candidates will attempt to use that proposal to bash the other where Obama will accuse Romney of locking out workers and preventing job growth and Romney will talk about a lenient revenue ratio that has players out of touch with the reality of the costs of owning a team and putting the league's long-term financial health at risk.  Just kidding, but wouldn't it be funny to hear either cand...
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