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Hockey Notes

Union has clause for concern

Opting out of labor deal could only hurt players

By Kevin Paul Dupont
Globe Staff / August 24, 2008

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The fine print of the NHL's collective bargaining agreement, crafted just three summers ago following the painful lockout of 2004-05, allows the players to terminate the deal after the upcoming season. With the rank and file guaranteed at least $1.22 billion in wages in 2008-09, the chance of a quick exit, stage left, is probably on par with someone in ... (Full article: 2297 words)

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