Thread: GDT: Lockout Thread II
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12-08-2012, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by BehindEnemyLines View Post
Think about the Drew Doughty drama from last year. The kid wouldn't budge..in his own mind he was worth more than the owner/team was offering. If you're an owner with a team on the crest of contending for the cup and your best offensive defensman is threatening not to sign what are you going to do? You don't want to lose him and you know you have a shot of going all the way. Obviously you're going to have to oblige and give him close to what he's asking for.

My point here is the owners aren't solely responsible for the ridiculous contracts. Players ego's and negotiating tactics are to blame here as well.
Actually Players AGENTS have the most ego...

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