Lockout V: Take the Long Way Home
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12-27-2012, 08:49 PM
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The more relevant question is whether, over the life of whatever agreement is finally made, the gains (or lower losses) for current and future players will be greater than the losses of the small number of players whose NHL careers won't meaningfully resume after the league lifts the lockout.
In the last lockout, they were, by a huge margin. The PA benefitted tremendously from the lockout.
That is moot to the 3rd & 4th line guy presently on the bubble and to the guy on his retirement deal.
Current NHLPA members are losing money via lost opportunity, as stated.
Impossible to say, until we can look backwards from the next CBA negotiation.
Tell that to those that won't be back.
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