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11-29-2012, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Soundwave View Post
Also I don't think the exchange with the Winnipeg Jets was out of line.

The Jet *are* the new kids on the block. The other teams have lived with this CBA for the full previous 7 years.

Winnipeg should have to wait its turn here, other teams are not going to accept a CBA deal that may be unfavourable/ill-advised in the long run just because Winnipeg was anxious to keep their newfound momentum going.

The guy may not have the best people skills, but I think a lot of this is just looking for a new scapegoat since everyone is getting bored of blaming Bettman for everything all the time.
Why not? The reason a number of teams are losing money is due to poor fan support. Why should a team who's fans wholeheartedly support it suffer, just so teams with poor fan support can get a few extra dollars out of the players?

The Canucks will continue to suck until the day Benning, Weisbrod, Linden, and Desjardins are all fired.
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