Lockout V: Take the Long Way Home
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12-22-2012, 03:10 PM
Join Date: Aug 2004
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Fehr had a $300 million “make whole” offer from the owners a couple weeks ago in New York, and I’ll definitely go to my grave right now in saying players wanted to take it and start playing hockey. But he counseled the players against it – according to my sources – and then Bettman threw a hissy fit and we are where we are.
2 weeks ~ 7.5% of salary. Will players ever get that back?
I'll wait for Ron Hainsey to explain that one.
Yawn. If the players were so gung-ho on that deal, they would have told Fehr they wanted to take it instead of giving him 97% support to go the disclaimer of interest route.
And the $300m isn't really the main issue at this point...
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