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10-26-2012, 10:56 AM
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Riche16
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Bettman's 1st offer was antagonistic... But calculated. The players were getting 57% all along. His 1st "offer" was to swing things so that 50/50 seemed fair. Very calculated. Especially given the starting point of negotiations was at 57% - players, 43% owners.

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