It’s arbitration season in the National Hockey League right now, and yesterday blessed us with the details of arguably the most interesting case study for the process this offseason in Ottawa Senators defenceman Cody Ceci:

The two numbers in question set social media ablaze, particularly the player ask. Cody Ceci? Asking for six million dollars? That sounds absurd, right? Yes, but let’s look at a few angles here, just for the sake of understanding.

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