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Good hockey players are infamous for fighting any -- but now they -- in a fight against their a league and it's all over three billion dollars.
The NHL canceling all 82 gains in the first two weeks of the season as the -- -- enters its third week it is all about how much revenue.
The players should get verses the late so far the -- has cost the -- 100 million dollars and the players even more but would billions at stake.
Well either side give in and what does it mean for the future of the NHL here to crunch the numbers is fox Sports Radio host GT the break.
Thanks for coming back on the show we always appreciate your time break just want to ask me what are they fighting over.
This -- -- the most is really ugly because both sides don't like each other.
57% of the revenues in the last deal that came out of the locked out of 2004 into 2005.
Now the owners want to get back some of that revenue they'd like to take the players back down to below 50%.
-- revenue and the players aren't gonna stand for it I think the big issue here is that Donald -- Wrapped presents the players' union he also represented baseball's players union he loves -- his name only comes out of them.
There's a lockout or strike so this guy is the problem here because he's dug in and Gary Bettman who is the commissioner of the NHL.
He can't walk into one arena without getting food.
Out of the arena if nobody is giving away the Stanley Cup so -- two sides dug in and this is getting -- over the next couple weeks -- do you think is right.
Well I understand the owners because this sport the fan base is dwindling the diehard hockey fans are going nowhere.
This season ticket holders who love the sport.
But October is the best month in all of sports you have the NFL college football we have to baseball playoff games today.
The average sports fan could care less about this they just -- -- watch hockey and those are the fans Melissa -- going away.
If you -- to go to a hockey game and see the Rangers in New York.
That's a tough ticket but a lot of -- Tickets are available and the common friend is not -- -- get off the couch in go to -- hockey game.
-- both sides are squabbling.
Today rescuing serious damage -- sounds like you think they do.
Definitely I know this for a fact my entire career on sports talk radio.
Over fifteen years this sport is almost disappeared.
On my radio show -- I fight for it.
-- -- in cities such as Boston and Detroit even Nashville Los Angeles they're passionate.
About their teens but I'm telling you.
They continue to push the four inch -- away.
They don't have a great television deal and basic sports fans who want to watch the sport really liked the fact.
That the LA kings when the seventeen and seven years to -- the Stanley Cup.
Fan interest is back.
What portion those fans away again I'm telling -- eventually they're gonna kill the golden goes what's your prediction on the outcome of its -- Well here's -- I think the average hockey player plays only three and a half years drop polite to their career.
If they miss this season that will lose 30%.
Of their career earnings.
It's time for the -- to -- then they're gonna have to take it on the chin.
But the problem here Melissa was a lot of great hockey players are now -- in Russia.
They're playing in Europe they have other opportunities to make money.
Globally so I think it's gonna happen here is once these players start losing big paychecks over the next couple weeks they're gonna tell Donald Fehr who represents some.
The would have you can to get a deal done interest -- one last and one last point think about -- single mom who lives in Glendale Arizona or Nashville Minneapolis.
Her second job is pouring beer.
Taking tickets at a gain.
And houses forty to fifty nights a year of income as she tries to put.
Food on the table for a kids this is a disaster.
For small markets in people who need these jobs at these arena expect a great point thank you cannot have a great weekend.
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