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09-15-2004, 01:17 PM
Gee Wally
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Originally Posted by Melrose_Jr.
I don't really know the technical details of a "lockout".

What would happen if all 30 owners didn't vote unanimously to shut down the league? Are there any other options besides a shut-down? For instance, could an owner field a team of scrubs?

by his contract as given to him by the Board of Governors, Bettman only needs 8 votes to establish the lock out.

There won't be any wildcat owners...

You could see scrubs playing a year from now under a "new" NHL though.
Although I think the probability is low.


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