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Ted Leonsis Explains How He Is An Awful Businessman


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or, alternatively, explains how expecting to turn a profit owning a professional sports franchise is a fools errand unless you own the "non-hockey related revenue" related to the hockey operations.


On reports he lost money in recent years as owner of the Capitals:

I’ve never made a penny of profit with the Washington Capitals, not [just] in recent years. Since I’ve owned the team we’ve never been profitable.

Jaromir Jagr. Seven years. $77 million.

Then immediately decided that trying to win a Cup with high priced veteran talent wasn't going to work.

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