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09-19-2012, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by jumptheshark View Post
Due to there being be no CBA I do not think any trades ca occur during the lockout of players with NHL contracts. Prospects and ahlers could be traded, but I do not think NHL contracts can be swapped as trades are covered by the CBA and with no CBA in place and all contracts are tied to the agreements covered in said CBA--NHL contracts are frozen till th new cba is in place. This is one reason why there was a mad scramble to sign players on the friday
Technically there is a CBA. The 2005 CBA is in effect until it is replaced by a new one. The "no strike/lockout" clause has simply been opted out of (as per the method explicitly outlined in said CBA).

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