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12-31-2012, 10:17 AM
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This is partially true and partially absurd. You can't replace thirty owners. You can replace 750 players but then there will be no advertising, no initial fans, too much of an opporating cost. The league would have to fold.
A lot of players would leave the NHLPA to play. I get Butch's point. The player pool is constantly being turned over. Players that make a lot of money might continue to sit for a bit, but I think they would cave if the NHL was playing hockey without them.

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