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10-23-2012, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
I'm still baffled by the NHL's position on contract length, age of free agency, arbitration rights, extending the entry level period a year etc. Usually when you lose money you're able to gain some ground with employee rights. I hope people fully appreciate how much the NHL is asking the PA to give up.
I thought they were shortening ELC by a year from 3 to 2.

Besides which, apart from contract lenth (say 5 mean, 7 years anyone), I think the rest is stuff the NHL will yield on once the NHLPA bends on the $, they just aren't going to bend until then.

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