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02-14-2005, 01:16 PM
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True Blue
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Right on, Fletch

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Originally Posted by Fletch
that the majority of players would go for a cap system. I also wouldn't put it around 70%. What I'm saying is that 16 owners may opt for the NHLPA's proposal and I don't know why they don't get rid of the 8 to veto and go with a vote themselves (actually I do know why, but if one suggests the NHLPA to do it, one should suggest the owners to do it too).
People seem to want to overlook WHY Bettman needs ONLY 26.6% of all the owners to cancel the season. So by saying that 60-70% of the players would play under a cap, one could also say that roughly 75% of the owners would operate in a system that did not ave a cap.

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