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11-17-2012, 02:10 PM
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HockeyShack
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
It's really about how the question is framed, as you point out. If you use the original and 'draconian' offer the league used to start the negotiation, then yes, they have moved in the players' direction-- taking less than all that they'd demanded.


If you use the last CBA as the starting point, which is rational to some of us, because that's the last watermark and the CBA at least one party wishes to change but using the same framework, then the owners haven't moved at all in the players' direction. Players' direction being defined as the last CBA. In this frame, the owners have only sought changes on the core economic issues and contracting rights.
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But you are probably not counting improved Doctors, Hotels, Travel.


Last edited by Fugu: 11-17-2012 at 02:12 PM. Reason: I'm not the topic of the thread
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