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10-28-2012, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jeety mcjeet View Post
The NHLPA is nothing like a standard union. The players know the next CBA is going to be at a lower percentage. Why would they negotitate a lower percentage while they are playing and getting a higher percentage?
Because you're still getting a paycheck while you're negotiating it...instead of what they are getting now.

And more importantly...that offer to play under the current CBA made this a 'Lockout', not a 'Strike'. Big PR right there.

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