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dunkndollaz Banger Level: 96 Posts: 1588/2547 EXP: 8731300 For next: 257519 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 9 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: 63 Posts: 861/974 EXP: 2036512 For next: 60651 Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1189 days Last activity: 1035 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: 3638/6719 EXP: 37408218 For next: 195954 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 11 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: 1763362 For next: 9426 Since: 25.6.02 From: Ottawa Since last post: 760 days Last activity: 372 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: 14088425 For next: 320507 Since: 3.1.02 From: Calgary Since last post: 243 days Last activity: 3 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: 325113 For next: 13143 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 777 days Last activity: 776 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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