Does Anybody Here Remember Vera Lynn? (CBA & Lockout Discussion) XXVIII
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11-15-2012, 03:01 PM
Join Date: Aug 2010
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So far it's been no give from the PA, only moving all the risk to the owners and guaranteeing themselves raises each year. The NHL has offered some small gives (hotel rooms++), made an attempt to pay the players their 'current salary' while sharing the risk with them, and tried to take away quite some contracting rights.
Lol how can you say that with a straight face when the players agreed to go from 57% to 50% (yes, they agreed to it, even if it may take a couple of years to get there), which is estimated to over a billion $ over the life of the next CBA, depending on growth.
All the NHL did was realize that their outrageous first offer was.... outrageous
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