Creative CBA solutions? Do you have one? Have you seen any?
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11-01-2012, 04:09 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
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Here's a piece of what should be in the next CBA. Make it indefinite. Stop points every 6 years for major negotiations. No strike/no lockout during those negotiations. All players receive NHL minimum salaries until settlement. All teams contribute previous year's rev share + player salary payouts + 5% - player payouts to escrow pool. Money is held independently in escrow until negotiations are complete. Both sides can agree to modifications to the CBA in any year even without the stop points.
Feel free to shoot this down.
since the players dont use the strike process (yet)
then it comes down to whether Bettman and owners want to give up their biggest club to forcing their agenda....
bottom line------ no way the NHL ever agrees to that
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