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12-19-2012, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by I am Canadian View Post
All the press and breaking news coming from TSN is so pointless now, everyone knows that a season is impossible now.
Not impossible, just unlikely based on where both sides sit firmly entrenched at the moment.

Bettman is on record as claiming they will not play less that 48 game season (~approx 1/2) and for that to happen a new CBA must be in place by mid January or so to fit that type of schedule just like what happened in the 1994/95 shortened season.

So there is still a limited amount of time remaining, and the damage in fan response to this lockout would be lessened by a partial season than no season at all. I think both sides know this all to well.

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