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11-02-2012, 03:34 PM
Bergeron for Selke
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
1) It's not a strike. It's a lockout.

A strike is when the players don't report to work.
A lockout is when the owners lock the doors and don't let the players work.

2) The only people who want a lockout are the owners. PERIOD. The players don't want a lockout. They were willing to play under the existing terms and offered to do so.
The owners chose to close down the league.

I don't support the lockout out.
But now that it's here, I support the owners losing the lockout badly, so that they don't do the same thing 5-6 years from now.
Fortunately the owners are smarter than you and realized that if they started a season with no CBA in place, the players would have gone on strike right as the playoffs would be set to start.

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