Lockout IV: One likes to believe in the freedom of hockey (Moderated: see post #2)
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12-11-2012, 03:08 PM
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I give them credit. First they said if you go to 50-50 we have a deal. When the PA finally did, they said they will 'die' on the hill of contract lengths. Very smart. Fehr didn't see this coming.
But the players have not gone 50-50. Every proposal has some sort of back door mechanism which negates 50-50.
Their last proposal apparently had this "mid level exception" which would have driven costs up by about 5% of revenue per team (based on some previous NBA examples).
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