Lockout IV: One likes to believe in the freedom of hockey (Moderated: see post #2)
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12-08-2012, 05:24 PM
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I can't think of a single person, even here on a PRO Owner hfboards, who would have said that 5 vs 8 year contracts is worth canceling the season.
Again, the same can be said of the pro-player side. At least 80% of the players are unaffected by the 5-year limit. Why is this such hard point for the NHLPA?
The only answer can be is that a small minority of players still want long term contracts as a way to allow cap circumvention.
I am not buying Fehr's rhetoric on it hurting the "middle class" players.
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