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12-26-2012, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
To end the embarrassing money grab that is this lockout. To do their job, which is to ensure that hockey is played.

Frame the situation however you want, bottom line is, there were two offers with identical money:

- 50/50, 250m make whole, 50m pension, 5/7 year contract limits, 10 year CBA

- 50/50, 250m make whole, 50m pension, 8 year contract limits, 6-8 year CBA

IMO that is not enough of a difference to cancel a season.
So if it were 100 mil make whole and 8 year length players should agree?

Point was they negotiated the make whole higher in return for limits. For whatever reason that's not included in the nhlpa's package.

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