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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 101 Posts: 1588/2653 EXP: 10599414 For next: 118298 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 31 days Last activity: 4 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: 2333125 For next: 2515 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 2592 days Last activity: 907 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: 154 Posts: 3638/7059 EXP: 46001420 For next: 360554 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 27 min. # 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: 63 Posts: 794/889 EXP: 2026199 For next: 70964 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 879 days Last activity: 755 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: 114 Posts: 2894/3504 EXP: 16088197 For next: 221420 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 1645 days Last activity: 1333 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: 39 Posts: 228/288 EXP: 379123 For next: 25652 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 300 days Last activity: 300 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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