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10-17-2012, 03:58 PM
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Sorry if you could clarify this for me. How does a business deciding to limit its costs go against competitive conduct? By those same standards teams like Nashville with an internal budget are displaying anti-competitive conduct by not spending with the big boys, even though doing so would cause them to go bankrupt.
It is anti-competitive simply because a salary cap prevents/throttles a player from realizing his real market value.
It is why players have decertified their union when lockouts occur, to enable the filing of anti-trust suits.
Nashville isn't violating the rules of the CBA (Cap ceiling & floor) and if they did you can be assured the NHLPA would be on it in a NY minute.
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