Did the NHLPA drop the ball?
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09-12-2004, 01:26 AM
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Location: Danbury, CT
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Okay, but there's still no difference.
Now, (most of) the owners are saying, "No. We don't want to continue offering these ridiculous salaries."
The players are saying, "We don't accept that. We still want the big salaries."
Now that the GMs are saying no, the players still expect yes. But they have no right to.
And as evidenced this summer, most teams and players have agreed to contracts that were for less than last year with a very select few getting marginal raises.
Case in point, Weeks just had his best year and took a 1 million cut in salary.
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