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11-21-2012, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by jsho View Post
Does just a 5 year term slightly concern anyone? I mean its almost like a 4.5 year term and we could potentially be looking at another lockout then. Just the term of 5 years has always seemed to short to me.

The NFL almost had a lockout last year and did a 10 year term. Last NHL term was 7 years and ended up with a lockout. Wouldn't either side want to try and lock in a longer deal so you don't have to deal with this again in just 5 years?
It took what 4 months to realize the last CBA had issues? Locking into a longer deal could end up being a bigger issue then people realize.

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