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10-30-2004, 04:02 PM
True Blue
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Originally Posted by pld459666
If I were a Commodore or a Pothier or a Daenais I'd slap Chelios in the mouth. Bottom line is all these "star" players care about is the earning power of the "star" player today and in the future, not the pluggers and that's not right at all, and it's not serving the whole Union's best interest, in my opinion.
But it is those pluggers that will be squeezed out of the league with Bettman's cap. The stars and other top 2 liners & top 4 defensemen will still get their money. It is the bottom 6 forwards and last 2 defensemen types that will get replaced when it is time to look how to save money so that a teams' top players will get paid.
They can say what they want. Fact is, the are only speeding their own way into an NHL grave.

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