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11-15-2012, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
The numbers don't bear that out. What we always come back to is that the richest teams will simply pocket most of that money, while the poor will continue to be poor and we'll feel sorry for them. (Sense and Sensibility quote, iirc.) This is what justifies a lockout--- from a fan perspective?
Ok, but that just defines life. MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA - the rich get richer.

No league has a perfect system. Neither does the NHL.

So what is your solution? Let's stop arguing about right and wrong. Noone can win these subjective arguments.

To me the simplest thing to do in order to SOLVE THE PROBLEM is to negotiate off of the owner's offer. Had the PA offered ANYTHING other than flat salary plus raises, I would consider that as a negotiation basis - for example, a soft cap.

Since the PA has offered nothing but unrealistic proposals, I can't help but conclude that they don't have a plan.

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