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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 100 Posts: 1588/2631 EXP: 10063976 For next: 290456 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 28 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: 65 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2241153 For next: 94487 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 2136 days Last activity: 452 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: 152 Posts: 3638/7018 EXP: 43841687 For next: 460075 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 15 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: 62 Posts: 794/889 EXP: 1945658 For next: 39039 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 424 days Last activity: 300 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: 113 Posts: 2894/3504 EXP: 15467443 For next: 351166 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 1190 days Last activity: 878 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: 228/286 EXP: 360707 For next: 9743 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 225 days Last activity: 182 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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