Lockout Thread 2: Deal reached in early morning hours
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12-07-2012, 09:35 PM
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: London, Ont.
Originally Posted by
Sir Psycho T
Bob McKenzie just tweeted out a few messages about how many members of the NHLPA would really be effected by the contract limits set forth by the NHL.
Only 42 current contracts in the NHL would be effected by the 5 year contract limit 7 year limit for resigning with same team. Most of those wouldn't be allowed in the new CBA anyway since their the back diving contracts. Last year 894 players played in the NHL. So the NHLPA has refused a deal that only effects 4.6% of it's members.
You can say the same for the NHL. They refused an 8 year term limit that only effects probably less than 4.6%.
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