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12-06-2012, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by DutchShamrock View Post
It's simple bargaining. If you give up anything you should do it for a price. The players aren't getting anything for term limit, they'll lose more next cba. This is essentially all take. The union has to hang onto rights for future bargaining.
Exactly. Once the players agree to put it on the table it will be hacked at further next time around. If the players were to agree to even a 10 year term limit, that's a win for the owners, because next time they'll ask for 5 and expect to meet somewhere in the middle.

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