The 7 - Hockey - One step closer ?
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dunkndollaz Banger Level: 96 Posts: 1588/2549 EXP: 8766336 For next: 222483 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 5 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: 63 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2042439 For next: 54724 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1215 days Last activity: 1062 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: 145 Posts: 3638/6724 EXP: 37556024 For next: 48148 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 1 day 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: 60 Posts: 794/888 EXP: 1768549 For next: 4239 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 786 days Last activity: 398 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: 14128316 For next: 280616 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 269 days Last activity: 9 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: 326033 For next: 12223 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 804 days Last activity: 802 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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