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12-18-2012, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by schminksbro View Post
Correct but they are working people who have a talent that many people want to see. They don't owe the owners the right to exploit that talent for whatever price they name. Hockey is their job. Most people want to maximize the income earned from their job. Why is it okay for billionaire owners to seek maximum benefit but not the players? For the players hockey is their livelihood. For owners their franchises are very expensive toys.
I am well aware of the anti trust laws. Fact remains though without owners the NHL doesn't exist. If the players don't like it then save up and buy a team. The owners are as necessary to the league as the players.

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