Thread: GDT: The lockout thread
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09-20-2012, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Butch 19 View Post
Oh, so the NHL union members will just take the job of some lower level schmuck player, whether he's union or not... and chances are the minor league player needs the money a lot more than the NHL player.

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Yup, the NHL union members who sign over seas are taking the job of 1 player, so they're scabs. That's why I don't think this thing will get settled soon. The owners are in a take it or leave it stance and they have the luxury of money behind them to do that. What they're offering the players is suicide if they take it. Not a good deal to sign when you get less and less money-when the next CBA comes the precedent has been set (the owners will ask them to take less money next time). And then you have the weak players union where as soon as the doors are shut they're off to Europe. So you have 2 parties who don't need anything to get settled, 1 side can wait it out, the other side is already off working another job!

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