Money isn’t everything. Oh, it’s a great deal, certainly, but with the National Hockey League prepared to lock out its players on Sunday, September 16, there’s a lot more at stake here than a few dollars and sense… okay, a lot of sense, because right now it doesn’t make much.
To those fans who find themselves siding with the players, consider for a moment that while they represent the on-ice product, there would be no league at all without the owners.
Conversely, to those who believe the owners are in the right, the players aren’t just insanely rich professional athletes losing their salaries. They're insanely rich people too...with the possible exception of Zdeno Chara. Here are the top 10 NHL players with the most on the line.