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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 98 Posts: 1588/2608 EXP: 9559800 For next: 94587 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 3 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: 64 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2155122 For next: 58987 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1727 days Last activity: 42 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: 150 Posts: 3638/6935 EXP: 41450935 For next: 856853 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 20 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: 794/889 EXP: 1870294 For next: 6313 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 9 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: 112 Posts: 2894/3504 EXP: 14887314 For next: 450939 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 781 days Last activity: 469 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: 38 Posts: 228/284 EXP: 343545 For next: 26905 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 1315 days Last activity: 1314 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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