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12-09-2004, 10:12 PM
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Instant rejection would also be tough to justify in front of the NLRB once the league has declared impasse.

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lol

Your grasp on the situation is clearly strong.

Once they announce the season is on in late Dec. or first week of January, what are you gonna do then?

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12-09-2004, 10:58 PM
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I don't understand this "right away" attitude. Just because they didn't come out with a conclusion at the end of the talks doesn't mean a thing. It could mean anything. But I do know one thing, what moron is going to schedule an immediate press conference concerning the future of a season 5 minutes after the NHLPA's proposal? - No one.
Exactly. 5 minute job to read 235 pages? This offer is neither simple, small nor instantly rejectable. The NHL will want to

a) go over the numbers with its economists and accountants, check the fineprint
b) evaluate the numbers and brainstorm
c) tell all of the owners what their thoughts are
d) let the owners mull over it and give feedback
e) Bettman-owners decide course of action
f) repond

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I think they might have a new camera angle on the Pistons-Pacers riot, as well.

Oh, and an exclusive roundtable with Deion Sanders, Keyshawn Johnson, Bill Parcells, and Brett Favre to discuss what they've done since their last exclusive interviews last week.

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And one of the best posters from "the other board." Welcome!

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