Wouldn't it be nice if instead of bitchin' about who gets a bigger piece of the pie, everyone realized they are already making plenty of money and used the extra to support charities?
What are other real and tangible ways a professional team can authentically benefit a city. (ie - MORE than civic pride)
I'm not talking about some kumbaya thing, but really - most cities where the NHL plays ('peggers - how much imagination do you need to see where real needs are) could benefit with real authentic supported infrastructure (not simple handouts) to improve conditions for all people, not just those who can afford to go to the games.
I like the article, and I believe in the value of getting kids on the ice. But could the league and teams go deeper?