NHLPA exec board asks players to empower PA dissolution; NHL files w/Fed court+NLRB
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12-14-2012, 05:29 PM
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The PA signing Fehr, was the start of bad faith, so to speak...that being said, the owners and GM's do make some real bonehead decisions, and the PA and the agents seem to wanna hold them accountable...
I disagree. If the rules state that you can sign Hossa or Kovalchuk or Weber til the end of their career and get a lower cap hit, and your OWNER is willing to spend money to win, then thats what you do.
as a player, you want to ensure the most money, so you demand a retirement contract. This only applies to elite players that can make a real difference. You cant blame an owner for trying to win...
and im not blaming these players for demanding these contracts, im blaming a bad rule in the old CBA that needs to be fixed, which is exactly what Bettman said.
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