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09-13-2004, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by True Blue
Actually, I read comments in one of the papers over the weekend by either Yzerman or Langenbrunner that basically stated that the players are changing their minds about contracation. Essentially, they are beginning to view contraction and the subsequent loss of x amount of jobs, as a way to stop loosing money so that there would even be less of a "need" by the owners for a hard cap. Off course, Bettman will never agree to contraction becuase that would be admiting that the league made a mistake to beging with.
would the nhlpa have any say in contraction? i mean if a team is perpetually losing money and folds what could the players union do to stop it?

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