Originally written September 14, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Of all the comments made by players on Thursday, Mike Cammalleri's take on the state of CBA negotiations, as uttered to the Toronto Star'sKevin McGran are, in my opinion, the most astute given the NHLPA's circumstances: “How do we win? We’ve already lost,” said Flames forward Mike Cammalleri. “We’ve already conceded ($800 million, all figures U.S.). It seems like for them, it’s become the bully in the playground. It’s like: ‘We think we can take your cookies, too.’” Cammalleri explained the players’ exasperation: “They came to us and said we have a systemic problem with the small-market teams losing money. We said: ‘Okay, we’ll concede up to $800 million-plus as long as the bigger teams help us in a revenue-sharing model. “Then we did that, and they said: ‘Oh, that’s not the problem. The problem is you guys just make too much money.’ “Your boss comes to you tomorrow and says: ‘My company does great, makes tonnes of money but I’m going
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