ESPN's MacGregor on the lockout, the NHL and Bettman
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11-14-2012, 02:57 PM
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So, they should just lose money?
There is no reason for the owners to accept your assertion. It's their investment and their money.
They have every right to negotiate a CBA that will make them profitable.
The owners are attempting to rig the CBA so that it saves them from themselves, and gives them absolute certainty they cannot fail. All the failure will be passed onto the players side of things, with none on the owners.
On the flip side to the bolded statement, so do the players. And this is why were at right now. Both sides trying to maximize their profits as much as possible as opposed to coming to a legitimate fair agreement for both sides.
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