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David Stern On The NHL Lockout

via the AP at ESPN,

A year after a lockout that delayed the start of the season to Dec. 25, Stern was critical of hockey union head Donald Fehr for his side's negotiating stance in the current NHL lockout. Fehr said that sports with salary caps are more prone to lockouts because of their labor structure.

Stern disagreed and said the 50-50 sharing arrangement agreed to by the NFL and NBA, and proposed by NHL owners, was fair.

"They have no choice but to stand and protect such business model as will be left when the negotiations finish," he said.

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redxblack's avatar

What a shocking perspective from an obviously objective person who has lots of ground to speak on amicable labor relations.

oops, forgot the sarcasm tags.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 11/14/12 at 02:15 PM ET

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