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12-08-2012, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Canucker View Post
It's funny that the owners want a 10 year CBA and the players want a 5 year CBA. You'd think it should be the other way around, everytime there is an expired CBA the owners seem to clean up.
Owners in the U.S. are in position to take advantage of their recession by grinding the players now and locking them in long term to a CBA that was negotiated under those conditions.

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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
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Bobby Mac said alot of players are fine with 10 yr CBA (bottom 6 F's and bottom 4 dmen feel it would be safety for them going forward to have longterm stablity with no CBA uncertainty)

It was Fehr and top guys who dont want it
What's a lot? I'm sure some players don't care because they won't be around. For the most part I believe players aren't that selfish or shortsighted.

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