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11-19-2012, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Beukeboom Fan View Post
Totally agree.

Things like guaranteed contracts, the pension, travel and meal allowances, etc., all become open to whatever a player can negotiate, and as I understand it every player (including rookies) would effectively be a UFA if not under contract.

IMO, star players, and potential star players, would really cash in, and 80% of the league would be making significantly less than they do now.
In my opinion, it would be complete chaos and the NHL as we know it would cease to exist. There would be far fewer teams in any future professional league and hundreds of NHL and minor league players would lose their jobs.

But hey, go for it Donny.

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