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11-17-2012, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Jonjmc View Post
No, simple majority vote. I would think that the Phoenix vote would be an abstention, so all it takes is 15. And in case anyone is wondering, no chance in hell that happens.
Right, but my point is that Bettman's not going to hold 20 owners hostage to appease the other 9 just because he can. If a majority of the owners direct Bettman to make a deal, that's what he's going to do because they would not hesitate to fire him and hire some other crony in his place.

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