Could Replacement Players Break the NHLPA?
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10-19-2012, 01:08 PM
Join Date: Oct 2005
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The idea of replacement players is a good idea in theory..
however in the real world it simply cant work.
So in a situation where there are replacement players where do these players come from? The AHL.. So that who plays in the AHL? Guys from the ECHL? fine who plays in the ECHL? Rec League players?
Plus anyone player who would cross the picket line would be absolutly stigmitized by the Players Union. How can some kid from the AHL who has high hopes of playing in the NHL ever play another game in the League again after crossing a picket line.
If he's good nobody is gonna care what he did, no team is gonna ostracize a guy who could be a 30-40 goal scorer because he crossed the picket lines as an AHLer.
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