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December 7, 2012

NHL rejects latest offer after initial agreement

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“If it’s so crazy, then I’m pretty sure you’d rather have Sidney Crosby under contract for 12 years than not. That’s our opinion,” Richards told reporters in New York, including SN’s Jesse Spector.

But, whether spin, opinion or fact, both men were clear: They didn’t expect the league’s next move.

“We hope and believe and expect that this should put us on a quick road to the end of this dispute,” Fehr said.

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