Just over a year ago, I asked NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman if the League would ever create its own Cap Geek (or, today, General Fanager) site that officially listed the salaries and cap hits of its teams. In fact, I wondered if such a site could create revenue for the NHL and the NHLPA by being subscription-based.
His answer: “I don’t think it’s a resource we need to provide because I’m not sure fans are as focused on what players make as they are about their performance on the ice.”
Now, this has always been false, both demonstrably and logically.
Demonstrably, sites like General FanagerRead More »from Gary Bettman vs. NHL salary cap sites