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Should first-round of playoffs be best-of-7?

Updated: December 3, 2009, 9:14 AM ET
By Richard Durrett

It appears the players think so. Michael Weiner, the union head that has replaced Donald Fehr, said they do in a news conference in New York and reiterated on Mike & Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio on Wednesday. They'd like to negotiate that as part of the next labor contract, which starts in 2012.

I happen to agree. It's been best-of-5 since 1995, but I do think seven games is more fair. And I don't think a few more games is that big a deal to schedule.

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