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12-08-2012, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Steve View Post
There are and will be cracks in the union and the NHL. It's part of any CBA, the owners are not allowed to discuss it - to the benefit of the NHL. I believe the 10yr CBA doesn't matter, he's just holding that card to leverage it for one of the 5yr term or pay variance.
Handing over the NHLPA lead to his baby brother at the end of this won't be as good if the CBA is signed for 10 years. There won't be much for Steve to do to make a name for himself without a good fight for another next decade.

When I was typing this, I was being facetious. Now that I think of it more, I'm not so sure...

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