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12-11-2012, 12:05 AM
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Chubros
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Originally Posted by Canucker View Post
I can agree that Fehr held up the process, but to suggest that a lockout was the NHL's only option is *********. They could have negotiated like adults rather than petulant children. Their opening offer was a farce and a virtual declaration of war.
I think that take on the NHL's first offer is rather melodramatic. It was just part of a negotiation; there was no reason for anything to be taken personally. The PA merely feigned being insulted as justification for refusing to engage in negotiations.

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