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09-21-2012, 08:19 PM
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seanlinden
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Originally Posted by thinkwild View Post
Dont get fooled by that 30-0 vote, the owners arent that united on anything. They voted to allow Bettman to continue with the leverage they knew all along they were going to use and intended for him to use to squeeze maximum concessions from the PA with. But they will feel pressure and cracks just like the players will as time goes on, its just they will be much more tightly controlled in their messaging.
The owners are united on getting the best deal they can for themselves when negotiating on all players at once. I suspect they'd be less united if not given the ability to negotiate for all players at once like the NHLPA does.

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