With the NHL having put forth a comprehensive proposal a few days ago, all eyes are on the players' response to this latest overture. As the season hangs in the balance, will Don Fehr exert pressure and put the squeeze on Gary Bettman, or just work out a deal to get the game back on the ice?
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Considering the number of times Bettman has said that the league offers couldn't get any better, or that particular items had been taken off the table, how seriously should his deadline be respected?