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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 100 Posts: 1588/2630 EXP: 10030868 For next: 323564 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 15 min. # 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: 2234913 For next: 100727 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 2106 days Last activity: 421 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: 3638/7011 EXP: 43656972 For next: 644790 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 2 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: 1940193 For next: 44504 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 394 days Last activity: 270 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: 15425349 For next: 393260 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 1160 days Last activity: 848 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: 359726 For next: 10724 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 195 days Last activity: 152 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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