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Friday, April 16, 2004


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Great piece again, Dubi.

I think this is one of the most complicated of subjects and it is a nice roundup.

I think one of the other factors was Alan Eagleson.

All of these numbers - even $500,000 for Alan Graves - are outrageous out of context. But how much should players be paid? What is their fair share? Who knows?

I think it is safe to say that the CBAs Eagleson negotiated resulted in the players taking far less than they deserved of the revenue pie. Average salary tripled before the existing CBA was signed.

I would be curious to see a comparison chart (if possible) of these ridiculous contracts compared to what similarly talented players earned in the same year.

Otherwise, an excellent article.

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