Thread: Speculation: NHL Lockout Pool
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11-09-2012, 08:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
Michael Russo ‏@Russostrib
#NHL #NHLPA talks have broken off for now, and not in a good state, I'm told. NHLPA having conf. call with Exec. Board/Neg Committee soon

My 2014 guess looks more and more likely
Blah. Every time we think they're getting close, they tease us with this crap again. At least nobody stormed out after 15 minutes like last time.

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Originally Posted by jkrdevil View Post
They will throw Fehr out before then, like Goodenow before. An overwhelming majority if players can't afford it give up a full season. They will never make it up even with abetter deal and they know it.
Wouldn't surprise me if that's what ends up happening. Soon only the guys with the "lockout protection" signing bonuses in their contracts will be able to stay afloat while being out of work. Once the majority of players are hurting, they'll have to settle.

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