: Salary Cap:
Off-Season Discussion Part V (Cap info in 1st post)
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06-11-2012, 11:49 PM
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The cap will stay @ 70 mil pre rollback........right now the players make 57% and by the time the CBA is signed it will be closer to 50 or 51%. Means everyone's salary in the NHL will get rolled back by that %.
I think you're dreaming if the PA will allow salaries to role back. They will likely have to concede the % going down to 50-53. But if the NHL insists on players taking an individual role back (like the last time), then we're not going to have hockey in Oct.
The PA didn't bring Fehr in for nothing. I'm fairly certain they'll grudgingly drop the %. But this is the guy that is very tough to deal with... and there's no way they'll accept the players taking an individual hit.
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