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10-27-2012, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Sydor25 View Post
I don't know much about Saskin, but if he was smart enough to not use the escalator, he was much better the NHLPA than Fehr. He at least understood it wasn't good for the group, only a select few (highest paid). The select few probably got him fired.

There's nothing wrong with the escalator. Use it or not, the NHLPA was still only going to get 54-57%. No. Matter. What.

What the escalator does do is expand the pool of money for the cap going in, but that just rearranges how the players share the money.

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