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11-19-2012, 09:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
The players need to give up this illusion that they "gave up a lot" last work stoppage, salaries rose 80% in 8 years and the best players still made their big contracts(see Ovechkin Crosby Weber Parise Suter etc etc)...yet to heat them talk the last CBA had them going to soup kitchens and food banks on a daily basis.
The players got 80% more, but the owners got 180% more. Without the changes in the last CBA they would have both had the same amount of growth. Median player salary might be half a million a year higher.

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