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01-02-2013, 06:26 PM
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Artemis
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This time it’s the NHL publicly losing its poise, its focus. The sight of an apoplectic commissioner Bettman vibrating like a tuning fork early after the December meltdown summed up the NHL’s pique with confronting Fehr’s rope-a-dope style. Coming after July’s give-back demands, the “hill we’ll die on” and “the offer is off the table” theatrics, the NHL’s theatrics appeared petulant and distracted after Fehr’s deliberate strategy.

It’s been instructive to watch the indignation from hockey management types when Fehr has had the temerity to negotiate the same way they do.
"Vibrating like a tuning fork." Precisely.

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