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12-18-2012, 04:15 PM
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Oh, and by the way, about 3-1/2 years ago my boss came to me and said "We're cutting everyone's hours from 40 to 32 to avoid laying people off."

I wasn't insulted. I was ecstatic to keep my job at all.

I said, that sucks, but it's awesome that we can all keep our jobs, even with a 20% pay cut.

So, not 24% but damn close enough for my argument.

And 20 months later, when we finally went back to 40 hours, I was one day away from having my home foreclosed on. One day.

The NHL and the NHLPA can all go fist themselves as far as I'm concerned.
Again, apologies for coming across aggressive. Bottom line is you are absolutely correct -- both parties can pound salt.

Regardless of how we got where we are, this whole thing has been handled atrociously on so many levels it's not true.

I love the Bruins and hockey, but I really do hope this takes the league and the players a long time to get back into good shape. It's the only thing that will make this collective group of fools to think twice before doing this crap again -- let alone again and again and again.

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