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09-07-2012, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
That is exactly the management power they "gave" in the last CBA--players had the ability to prevent the league from going ahead with realignment. And, since the players didn't like their proposal--which I thought was unfair (uneven conferences) and bad for rivalaries (the Rangers would see teams outside their division once a year at the Garden--increasing games with Western teams, while decreasing games with rivals like Boston, Montreal, Toronto, and Buffalo), now they want it back.
That is what they cling to as "giving up" management powers? A CBA works like that. You cannot unilaterally rule. That went out with Charles Comiskey.

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