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12-10-2012, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by surixon View Post
Did you miss last week? The owners gave back substantially on contract issues.

UFA, Arbitration, and Rookie deals all were given back. They even raised max contracts length by two years for home grown players.

Not to mention they increased makewhole by 90 million and agreed to fix the PA's pensions. If anyone is to blame its Fehr cherry picking and moving the goalposts. The owners asked for a couple of things for the concessions they were willing to give and the players got greedy and failed to hold up their end of the bargain. Don't blame the owners one bit after the crap the union pulled last week.
Beat me to it. ^^^
Obviously no one in this mess comes out smelling clean. Owners DO shoulder some of the blame. In my opinion however the majority of the blame goes to the players.

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