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10-24-2012, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by tantalum View Post
Despite what the players want everyone to believe this isn't really about punishing the players or being draconian etc. it is and has always been about readjusting the economics so that every properly run team has a CHANCE to make a profit and idiot proofing the CBA. You call it punishing but it's the idiot proofing part of things.
But wouldnt being stuck with a players contract after you have traded them and they then retire self inflicted punishment

Thats easily the worst stipulation in the new contract from the NHL that will directly affect the owner and not the player, there will be safe guards in the new length of contract so that these things don't happen unless for example we signed Doan to a 5 year contract and he retired 2 years in.

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