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03-07-2004, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Park #2
I did read it, and they are under TREMENDOUS pressure at the current time. The CBA expedites that pressure, as they will have NO revenue. They cannot afford that. At the same time, after not being able to afford any lockout, they will have NO resources to pay at the end of a lockout.

Pittsburgh will be the first team to contract.
Thats why they draft his RIGHTS.... they dont actually shell out cash until they see new CBA..... you really think their financial structure would be that much better if they traded down 5 spots? There is only one way to get out of this and that is a legit product on the ice, and they know that.

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