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12-07-2012, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by blasted_Sabre View Post
Without an agreement in the cba that would be called collusion
Burke is likely facing collusion charges if the NHL does not win this point of 5 year contract terms in the CBA, because he has been practicing and preaching that since he arrived in TO.

If smart businessmen which the Owners claim to be, believe there is too much risk for themselves in long-term deals than it doesn't take a CBA legislation to prevent them but rather good business sense to not offer them.

Owners are not forced to offer longer deals even if they're allowed, if they chose not to, based on internal policies and practices.

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