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11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
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Erik Estrada
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Originally Posted by chasespace View Post
Question:

If the Union does decertify couldn't the league open it's doors and play with a cap ceiling and floor and other business side objects of the CBA since it would be considered business management handed down by the NHL? Like how McDonald's tells its' stores what prices to charge?

Granted the draft would probably be gone along with individual contract caps(max term/$$$ limits) but so would the guaranteed status of contracts unless a player negotiates for it.
No, it would be a serious anti-trust violation. I don't the League would ever consider that idea.

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