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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

nhl- It's about Time

from John Davidson and MSG Network, It's about time. And -- yeah, it's about time!
The principal negotiators of this new CBA for the NHL have really worked their tails off lately trying to find some common ground, which they did. But it took a lot of time, and a lot of question-and-answering over the last two-to-three months to learn how to understand each team's income and make a deal from there. Prior to that, there was not much going on, which is a shame.
The players need 51 percent of a vote to ratify this new CBA and the owners need the same thing, so I'm sure you're going to have people on both sides that don't like certain aspects of the deal. But you know what? That's just the way it is.
One thing that has to be understood is that a lot of people put in a ton of hard work to try to put this thing together. Nobody's won anything at all in my mind. Everybody's lost. So it's about time for the Sean Averys and the Chris Chelioses of the world to put a lid on it....continued...