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12-14-2012, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Et le But View Post
Basically by taking the first move the NHL is trying to pick a jurisdiction they know is favorable to them - the business-friendly NY federal court that has a history of taking league sides.

Besides that, if they can get a declaration that the lockout is legal and in good faith, the NHLPA will have a more difficult time dissolving itself, and will need to take a vote to decertify.

If there is anything Bettman isn't going to lose it's a legal fight.
They filled in a federal court, I don't think favoritism matters. This isn't a patent troll filling in Texas.

Edit: Actually federal court might not mean what I think it means.. oh well whatever.

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