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The biggest 'hawk' in the room

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07:48 AM ET 11.20 | Though Monday's talks were indeed a step above a two-week moratorium, pessimism reigned both before and after the NHL and NHLPA, this time including the likes of David Backes, Ryan Callahan, Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis, met in New York. A brief meeting with no further meetings scheduled would mean more cancellations coming before or after the Thanksgiving holiday while a long session would hopefully mean that the exploratory conversations have hit some black gold. According to sources with knowledge of the negotiations, [Bruins Principal Owner Jeremy Jacobs] has continued to be the biggest hard line "hawk" among the NHL Board of Governors pushing for an overwhelming league victory while working closely with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.

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November 20, 2012  08:04 AM ET

Just cancel the damn season and be done with it.



Fools...

November 20, 2012  08:24 AM ET

Yup.

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November 20, 2012  08:44 AM ET
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Contract the B's.

LOL

November 20, 2012  08:57 AM ET
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Contract the B's.

That's short for the Brian Burke's right?

November 20, 2012  09:02 AM ET

Jacobs will be pleased with this story. Makes hin sound like Mr. Hawk-ey.

*sigh*

November 20, 2012  09:04 AM ET
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Contract the B's.

"And with the Number 1 pick in the Dispersal draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs select Tyler Seguin."

November 20, 2012  09:35 AM ET
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Just cancel the damn season and be done with it. Fools...

Hear hear!

November 20, 2012  09:44 AM ET
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Just cancel the damn season and be done with it. Fools...

That might be the best outcome at this point

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November 20, 2012  10:02 AM ET

I think Eddie says it best....

November 20, 2012  10:03 AM ET

I think Eddie says it best....

November 20, 2012  10:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Just cancel the damn season and be done with it.

Fools...

Also the wish of another JJ?

November 20, 2012  10:11 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

That might be the best outcome at this point

Agreed.

November 20, 2012  10:13 AM ET
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Just cancel the damn season and be done with it. Fools...

Yup - and shortly after that happens the Players will realize their best possible CBA option was on the table in November.

November 20, 2012  10:46 AM ET
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Yup - and shortly after that happens the Players will realize their best possible CBA option was on the table in November.

Really? The best CBA option was for all the concessions to be made by the players and none by the owners?

November 20, 2012  10:47 AM ET
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Then where would Burkie send all his high draft picks?

Doesn't this qualify as some sort of collusion?





That's just a joke, btw.

 
November 20, 2012  10:58 AM ET
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Really? The best CBA option was for all the concessions to be made by the players and none by the owners?

The best deal the players could end up with vs. what they will be forced to agree to next year.

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