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12-05-2012, 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by y2kcanucks View Post
How was the NHL's opening offer realistic at all? Just because you say so? The players are making more now than they did during the pre-cap era so how is that hyperbolic? Maybe going back to no cap would be better? At least then teams wouldn't be forced to hit a cap floor.

What needs to happen to bring hockey back is the NHL needs to make some concessions to the PA in order to get the cap linkage down to 50%, on top of the make whole and honoring the contracts they signed.
I'm not talking about original offers, I'm talking about what needs to be done NOW!!! to make a deal happen, and both sides have give up on a couple more things, even if they disagree with the principle.

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