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03-30-2012, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by GNOT View Post
Restricting oneself to harsher more limiting negotiating conditions will never bring in the best players. These elite players are not dumb. Their skills and results have earned them the right to get the most the league can offer. Their careers are uncertain and short most of the times. It is their right to get the most security possible, especially when it is within the rules. Their is a clear price to pay for a Crosby, Malkin, etc. Don't want to pay it, well don't, just don't be shocked when the results reflect this type of behavior. Calling it the high ground is a joke. We pay the highest seat prices in the NHL. Guess what is good for the goose doesn't apply to the gander. This will be Burkes last summer as Leaf GM. Book it.
I fully expect the next CBA will have a term limit in it.

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