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12-13-2012, 01:03 PM
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vanwest
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Bettman and Daly screamed and yelled about getting a proposal from the players in writing. Any proposal. They get a 2nd proposal in 3 weeks and Bettman won't even acknowledge it. A proposal which is talking his language. No guaranteed fixed amount. A straight %. Long term CBA. Contract limits. Bettman is playing hard to get and its his way or no way.
That's his style. He loves confrontation and drama. Compromise and a conciliatory approach is not in his DNA. Hence the reason why we're in our third work stoppage in 17 years. Unfortunately for Bettman the guy on the other side has just as bad a record at compromising.

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