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11-30-2012, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Sir Psycho T View Post
The 2nd part would be stupid.

Don't sign a deal just to sign a deal that isn't fair for both parties and doesn't lead to a period of sustained hockey.

I would much rather lose this whole season and have the NHL and the PA come to an agreement that they both feel is fair and leads to a long period of no labor stoppages then get a 48 game schedule this year, 5 years of hockey and then another lockout because the current CBA didn't fix the issues.
There's a deal out there that is fair to both sides and won't do any damage. The owners are just refusing to propose it because they want their 5 year max deal, which is a ridiculous thing to hold out for IMO.

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