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11-09-2012, 12:33 AM
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Bob E
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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
I really believe that we will see an agreement very soon. I have been expecting a mid-late November agreement since almost day 1 of the lockout. I like this progress and I just do not at all understand this attitude that some think the season will be lost...this lockout does not compare at all to the last. Almost every week there is progress or meetings between the PA and NHL, last time you would go entire months were they wouldn't even pretend to speak...there is just no way we lose the season, at worst there will be a early January settlement with a 40-50 game schedule, IMO.
Though i agree that both sides have too much to lose to cancel the season, and they aren't that far apart, my concern is with Donald Fehr and the stalling tactics to get a better deal.

I'm not sure they are making that much progress, but at least they are talking. That is encouraging.

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