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09-10-2004, 03:30 PM
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YellHockey*
 
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Originally Posted by PecaFan
That has been proven wrong over and over again. First of all, there's arbitration, a one sided system only available to players, that increases salaries massively.
It is available only to players because it is the only bargaining tool they have in the current CBA until they turn 31.

As well, it only increases salaries massively because the rookie salary cap decreases salaries massively from their true market value.

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Secondly, while players may only be entitled to 10% raises, very few get that, because most players won't accept it. They hold it, causing their team massive harm, until the GM's have no choice but to give in to the players demands.
You mean like Peter Schaefer and Mike Peca?

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