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Rick Westhead

Senior Correspondent — The Sports Network (TSN)

Correspondent with The Sports Network, former Toronto Star foreign correspondent, and contributor to The New York Times 🇨🇦

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Aug 17, 2017

Context on World Cup of Hockey event: NHL, NHLPA split a $44M profit. Last World Cup in 2004 generated a profit of $7M.

Aug 16, 2017

Taxes were a big bite. Some WHOC players got < $50K after tax. Some non-WHOC players netted < $5K.

Aug 16, 2017

Source: NHL teams yesterday paid players’ their share of World Cup of Hockey profits. Those who played got US$86K pre-tax. Others got $10K.

Aug 15, 2017

St. Louis Cardinals mgr wants MLB players to shake hands with opponents after playoff series, as is done in NHL.  http://kwese.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/20285342/forgotten-lessons-little-league-why-mlb-players-shake-hands-games 

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