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12-21-2012, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
That's a strong IF. Not to mention, if they manage to do that, all players without a contract won't get this settlement and it will destroy the league. Essentially, if players are stupid enough to push that far, I hope they are aware after the damage is done, there won't be an NHL for them after. It's not "pay me and lets play". It becomes "pay me and let me find a new career or go overseas". Overseas is a generous option I find because many teams have limits on foreign players.

BTW, liability of a business will never carry over to personal debt. Owners can go bankrupt and walk away billionaires. Just saying.
If the players own the majority of teams after the owners walk away from their NHL franchises I'm not so sure that the players need to go anywhere. I wonder if they'll keep Bettman.

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