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New CBA Stirs Excitement Says Shanahan

from the NY Times (reg. req.),
As a member of the union's negotiating committee, Brendan Shanahan of the Detroit Red Wings helped formulate the National Hockey League's new collective bargaining agreement. That agreement has largely been viewed as an overwhelming victory for the league and its owners, an opinion that Shanahan hears even from athletes from other sports. "I think we got a great deal," Shanahan said over breakfast last Tuesday. "No. 1, I'll just start off with some of the things that were never taken away that could have been taken away, like guaranteed contracts. Thank God that never came up."

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