Derek Stepan Negotiations (9/19-Dreger: "Unlikely" Stepan signs before season opens)
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09-15-2013, 02:09 PM
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Elmira NY
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Just like they wouldn't accept a salary cap. Until they did.
By "give back" I mean that the NHL rejected the idea of extending the previous CBA. That alone shows that the NHL wanted a new CBA and the players were going to have to give some things back.
From what was made public, they made no efforts to make any meaningful negotiations or compromises until almost half the season was gone.
Your idea of negotiating seems to be that one side should do all the taking and other should do all the giving.
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