'Both sides are sure to refer to this document as "an agreement" to maintain peace, but all it will really mean is that the NHLPA agreed to swallow an elephant.'
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'Buffalo Sabres managing partner Larry Quinn, however, predicted the deal would be even more beneficial to the players in the long run. "People may look back on the past and say, "Wow, this ended up being the turning point in hockey,' " Quinn said Thursday. "They may not see it that way now, but as this goes on I believe they will."'