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Report: What Lockout? NHL Expects $2.4 Billion In Revenue This Season

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NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 19:  Brian Lashoff #23 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Martin Erat #10 of the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena on February 19, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN – FEBRUARY 19: Brian Lashoff #23 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Martin Erat #10 of the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena on February 19, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Months ago, when we were mired in the dregs of another long lockout and fan anger seemed to be at an all-time high, the idea of the NHL emerging in a better spot seemed crazy. It was just difficult to fathom with all the backlash that seemed to be starting already.

It’s turning out the backlash was as real as an Ovechtrick because the NHL’s hockey-related revenue (HRR) is going to be just fine for this short season.

Click HERE for the full story from CBSSports.com

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