Roster Thoughts and Offseason Speculation for the 2012-2013 Season III
View Single Post
09-12-2012, 04:59 PM
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: North Texas
Originally Posted by
I think the reduction has to be at a slower and steadier rate. Going from 57% to 49% to 47% isn't progress. If they want a true partnership, why not work down to 53% and incrementally lower their stake to an even 50-50 partnership?
But the players won't even negotiate with the NHL. They are sticking with their stupid 3+1 year deal. The NHL will never accept the NHLPA's structure. The players will make $0 next year and will never be able to make up for that loss, the NHL revenues will fall if there is a lockout and if they somehow get 57% of the revenues in the next CBA after a lost season, the players 57% will probably be lower than if they just accept a CBA tomorrow near what the NHL is offereing.
Losing 7-9% next season is much better for the players than trying to "win".
Last edited by Sydor25: 09-12-2012 at
View Public Profile
Visit Sydor25's homepage!
Find More Posts by Sydor25