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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 99 Posts: 1588/2622 EXP: 9846520 For next: 153515 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 2203162 For next: 10947 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1954 days Last activity: 269 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: 151 Posts: 3638/6994 EXP: 42894376 For next: 402200 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 1912381 For next: 72316 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 241 days Last activity: 117 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: 15211198 For next: 127055 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 1007 days Last activity: 695 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: 354732 For next: 15718 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 42 days Last activity: 14 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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