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09-18-2012, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Grant View Post
Who would the replacement players even be (assuming this happens which I doubt)? The AHL players? Players from overseas? Junior hockey players? Players who just play shinny? Owners would probably lose more money from having to pay these players while still getting no revenue from fans which is what they are already getting now.

Regardless of who the players would be it wouldn't be nearly as exciting and I would probably just end up watching the Marlies/Knights instead anyways.
Replacement players couldn't be anyone under current NHL contract no matter where they play as they would be a part of the NHLPA.

Also it couldn't be junior players as the lockout is not designed to destroy junior hockey seasons, and those clubs have commitments to fans and season ticket holders.

So it would have to be you and I that they're looking for.. I played CIS/CIAU level Canadian College Hockey, and continue to play in our Men's Rec league, so I could send in a resume.

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