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01-30-2013, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by XX View Post
I think there is a scenario here where Bettman sticks his neck out in front of the council to ask for an extension. That's only if GJ is legit and not a smoke screen designed to distract from what is possibly a lame duck season. I don't expect the council to grant it, because they are a bunch of amateurs. That will be the official end.
They won't agree to a new deadline for an old deal, but they'll be happy to negotiate a new deadline for a new deal. By that they'll mean much less expensive deal. You will know what that means, and I will know what that means but the majority of the public, following this ordeal much less closely will not understand the ramifications, will take these guys at face value, and will expect they're trying to work out something reasonable. It may be an official end for you, but not for most.

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