The NHL is temporarily cutting the salaries of ALL league office employees by a quarter. The NHL confirmed today, that everyone’s salary will be cut by 25%(I hope that includes Bettman and Daly), According to ESPN, the NHL is hoping that the temporary pay cut will stop the need for any layoffs during the Covid19 pandemic.
The NHL is a league with billionaire owners and millionaire executives all over the place. I hope the higher-ups are taking this 25% pay cut too. I understand the need to not lay off employee’s and I understand that business is business but during a global pandemic I figured the billionaires and millionaires we all bailed out in 2008 would return the favor. I am stupid for thinking rich people care. Need any evidence some of these assholes don’t care? Google The Pegula’s or The Jacobs’s family. This pandemic has shown the good and bad side in many people in the sport and how those two and many more initially chose to operate should be alarming to fans everywhere. To those owners i say … Welcome to “The List”