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dunkndollaz Banger Level: 96 Posts: 1588/2549 EXP: 8778065 For next: 210754 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 19 days Last activity: 11 hours # 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: 63 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2045247 For next: 51916 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1228 days Last activity: 1074 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: 146 Posts: 3638/6727 EXP: 37631449 For next: 881937 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 3 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: 60 Posts: 794/888 EXP: 1771007 For next: 1781 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 798 days Last activity: 411 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: 110 Posts: 2894/3504 EXP: 14147220 For next: 261712 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 281 days Last activity: 2 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: 326469 For next: 11787 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 816 days Last activity: 815 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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