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12-20-2012, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by MacOfNiagara View Post
IMO, It will pass, then the NHLPA will say they need to consider their next step (if they wish to carry through with the DOI). Read: Stall and see if it builds pressure on the owners.

In the meantime, today or tomorrow, 2 more weeks will be cancelled. Owners basically saying 'nope' to the pressure.

NHLPA will then proceed with the DOI.

NHL will then cancel the season.

Sometime in March the DOI is ruled against and the lockout is deemed legal.

With the season already cancelled, the negotiations slow to a crawl for several months.
Sounds about right.

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