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09-10-2004, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by True Blue
Usually, I would be with the owners. However, in this case, I think that Bettman is seeking to aleviate the NHL's mistakes by only making the players pay. NO ONE forced the owners to hand out the contracts that they did. NO ONE forced the NHL to over expand. NO ONE forced the NHL to go into markets that it had no buisiness being in.
I couldn't have said it better. And during all this bullsh!t, we did see some over-the-top contracts this summer for a few "franchise" players in the league. Even during the labor talks, some owners still couldn't restrain themselves.

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