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10-18-2012, 04:24 PM
Jack de la Hoya
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Originally Posted by McNasty View Post
The owners at least took a leap of faith. 50/50 is the end game, both sides know that. Instead of ***** footing back and forth where they inch their way there the NHL threw out an offer in hopes of getting 82 games in. We don't have any details, but it sounds like the PA thinks the owners are desperate for 82 games and will cave. I'm hoping this was a pure bluff, but god damn is it frustrating.
I don't really agree. The owners know the best they can get is 50-50, so they started with that in this offer, and then used that "concession" to leverage in the contract restrictions. I don't see how that's a leap of faith.

A reasonable deal would be something close to 50-50 but that left all those out.

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