2012 CBA Discussion II (Lockout Talk)
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10-05-2012, 02:56 PM
Dom - OHL
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Location: Stratford, Ontario
Murph's latest article ( with quotes from Shawn Thornton ) make me wonder how informed the players really are :
“I just can’t fathom why they are so adamant about the 24 percent cutback
NHL isn't seeking a 24% rollback
“We have made numerous proposals to their first offer and offered to talk and get nothing back from them.
Well yes they did. They got a 2nd proposal back from the NHL. The NHL just hasn't got anything back from them on that offer
To them, it’s their first offer and lockout or nothing.
Again, not true. The leagues 2nd offer was different from the first in so many ways
I just don’t see how not negotiating achieves anything
Exactly Shawn. Did you have the same thoughts back in January when the league wanted to negotiate and your leaders said "no".
I love Thornton, but hope that his 700 brothers aren't thinking the same thing
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