Thread: Speculation: NHL Lockout Pool
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10-16-2012, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by jkrdevil View Post
Two months ago the CBA didn't expire and guys where signing contracts like everything was normal. Also the pressure point of actually missing pay is occuring now. But every labor negotiations has to go the name calling before serious negotiating. As the CBA expired in September we got this now instead of the summer.

Inthink it not expiring in June cost at least 2 weeks of serious negotiating because you would have the pressure point of a bunch of guys not having contracts
Someone on here told me months ago that it's good that the CBA expires in September, because in June/July we wouldn't have long enough for free agent signing period or something. Hopefully now they see what it's like when the CBA expires the week training camp is supposed to start.

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