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12-10-2012, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
Because that's where negotiations started. The NHL tried to make an initial "offer" that made their real position the middle ground (50%). Most people thought that is exactly where they would end up but they've done much better than that already.
TBH, talking about the first offer is such a strawman.

It was a lowball that the NHLPA got their panties in a bunch over. Get over it.

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