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dunkndollaz Banger Level: 94 Posts: 1588/2504 EXP: 8274816 For next: 81872 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 3 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: 62 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 1978365 For next: 6332 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 936 days Last activity: 783 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: 143 Posts: 3638/6590 EXP: 35327106 For next: 504789 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 6 hours Last activity: 6 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: 1712464 For next: 60324 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 507 days Last activity: 120 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: 109 Posts: 2894/3503 EXP: 13691365 For next: 268325 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 26 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: 316087 For next: 22169 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 525 days Last activity: 524 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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