The 2012-2013 NHL Lockout Discussion Thread
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12-18-2012, 12:00 PM
Join Date: Feb 2008
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Falling on your sword and sacrificing an enormous chunk of your lifetime earnings so that the top five percent of your richest colleagues can have a tiny bit more flexibility in the way the are paid, flexibility that you and ninety five percent of your brothers will never enjoy is stupid. And to do so in the name of "winning" is a foolish and prideful motivation.
You have hit this head on the nail with great force and stout hammer. The "blue collar" guys, the players who have the shortest careers, earn the least per contract, and are, in fine, both the largest and the most vulnerable segment of the union's membership, are getting ****ed. Paul Bissonnette should be furious with Fehr and the rest, not cheering them on.
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