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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 97 Posts: 1588/2585 EXP: 9255603 For next: 61755 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 2 days # 1 Posted on 8.6.05 1603.26 Reposted on: 8.6.12 1604.08 ESPN is reporting that the Globe & Mail has reported that the NHL and the Players Union have agreed on a Salary Cap - Click Here (sports.espn.go.com) It would be based on team by team revenues with a $34-36m ceiling and a $22-24m floor. It's a first step but an agreement is still a ways off. Promote this thread!
mountinman44 Sujuk Level: 64 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2113429 For next: 100680 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1535 days Last activity: 1381 days
Y!: # 2 Posted on 8.6.05 1811.00 Reposted on: 8.6.12 1811.30 Any step is closer to hockey. While they still need to agree on what they'll do with free agency and arbitration, the big thing was the cap. I am hopeful that this is the start of a new CBA and the return of the NHL in October.
Big Bad Scrapple Level: 148 Posts: 3638/6865 EXP: 40054472 For next: 324286 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 9 hours # 3 Posted on 9.6.05 0034.56 Reposted on: 9.6.12 0035.25 I'm glad they started these marathon talks AFTER the whole season had already been canceled. Where were these fucking 14-hour sessions back in October, guys? Screw the NHL.
Socks Landjager Level: 61 Posts: 794/888 EXP: 1830667 For next: 45940 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 1105 days Last activity: 718 days # 4 Posted on 9.6.05 1326.51 Reposted on: 9.6.12 1326.52 Originally posted by Big Bad I'm glad they started these marathon talks AFTER the whole season had already been canceled. Where were these fucking 14-hour sessions back in October, guys? Screw the NHL. Jeez...you sound bitter. Reminds me of Leaf Fans.... haha!
Freeway Scrapple Level: 111 Posts: 2894/3504 EXP: 14606365 For next: 262041 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 588 days Last activity: 276 days # 5 Posted on 9.6.05 1341.44 Reposted on: 9.6.12 1345.33 Originally posted by Big Bad I'm glad they started these marathon talks AFTER the whole season had already been canceled. Where were these fucking 14-hour sessions back in October, guys? Screw the NHL. Bettman's always been about crushing ze union. His owners lost, collectively, much less money by not playing this season than they did in any recent year of the latest CBA. The owners (and Bettman) needed to prove to the NHLPA that they weren't worried about tossing away a whole season to change the system.
Omar Padilla Chourico Level: 37 Posts: 228/284 EXP: 337063 For next: 1193 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1123 days Last activity: 1122 days # 6 Posted on 9.6.05 1741.03 Reposted on: 9.6.12 1742.45 Betteman has done a nice job against the union. The managing of the league is a whole different story.
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