Found August 21, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Gary Bettman
This is particularly interesting. According to the New York Times’ Jeff Z. Klein, part of the NHLPA’s CBA proposal, which hasn’t been revealed to the public (I think the PA’s actually doing itself a disservice by not sharing the details thereof), includes a specific fund dedicated to revenue-sharing which actually gives Gary Bettman a bit of a bone in terms of shaping the way the NHL’s teams would support each other: [T]here is one counterintuitive thing about the union’s $240 million revenue-sharing proposal: $100 million of it would be controlled largely by Bettman. That part of the union proposal, called the Industry Growth Fund, was revealed by Don Fehr, the players’ association executive director, in a conference call with reporters on Friday but has received little attention since. And while most believe that the extremely cool reception Bettman gave the union’s overall proposal last week signals a rejection of enhanced revenue-sharing, it may not necessarily. The notion th...
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