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11-15-2012, 12:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Orrthebest View Post
No changing the value of a players contract is a pay cut. Escrow does not change the value of the contract it only changes the amount that gets paid towards that contract in each year.
Escrow is the fund the players pay into, HRR effects the money that players get paid on their contracts. Decreasing the players percentage of HRR would see them get paid significantly less money than they just signed for, in some cases days or months before the CBA expired.

Originally Posted by Orrthebest View Post
Plus I don't know why your arguing about something the NHL has agreed to cover. The PA keeps offering deals that need 7.2 growth to reach 50/50 and yet they are now worried there might not be 5% growth. They want to have guaranteed raises with no risk.
If you followed the conversation before you jumped in, I wasn't arguing about that at all. You've chosen to take me to task on a poorly worded, but easily understood comment.

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