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10-17-2012, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Hawkaholic View Post
You don't get it. Owners will get their money with the last PA proposal, but the top money makers dont want to share their money. The players dont get paid if they get hurt and their career is done. I'm not just talking Crosby, Im talking the 80% of players that only play for a few years.
They want a fair deal, they shouldnt have to take financial risk, they are players.

If your employer wanted to cut your paychq by 7% just to make sure he could keep his Mercedes Benz, how would you feel?
A player who plays a few years and is out of the league has made more money than most people will in their entire lives and they can still work after.

Also, the 7% cut is made whole in three years so it's a temporary cap cut with no current salaries being cut.

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