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The unique sort of organization that is the National Hockey League. A description of the League, and a review of its business. Hockey as part of the entertainment industry. Some statistics. The costs of operation of hockey. Competition. Finding players. The pension plan. Incentives open to a boy to come into the National Hockey League. Conflicts with the community. Comparisons with the National Football League in the United States. Preventing any club from getting a corner or a monopoly on the talent. Spectators as participants.