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10-26-2012, 02:51 AM
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Originally Posted by LadyStanley View Post

Commentary: NHL fans played for fools
While NFL players and management were on their most recent collision course, the networks agreed to TV contracts that would have paid the league even in the event of a lockout. That would have allowed the NFL to create a war chest, giving it little incentive to negotiate. (A judge ultimately denied the NFL access to those funds, a major victory for the players union.
Found it interesting that the TV contract deal was the same in that it was to be paid even in the event of a lockout.

With a judge denying the access to the funds. I guess that would set a precedent for the NHL situation.

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