LeBrun: NHL made new offer to NHLPA on Thursday (12/27)
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12-28-2012, 02:29 PM
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Interesting offer from the owners. Daily says, that's a hill we will die on.
They then prpose to change exactly that, from 5 to 6 years. Maybe that's all the players need to pat themselves on the back about a victory they've acheived? Knowing how this has played out thus far, they'll counter with another proposal that only reaches 50-50 based on certain economic events happening, which would never be acceptable to the owners. .
Yet they still haven't gone past 7 years, nor have they made major changes to the variance.
Something that surprised me is that it looks like they've adopted (in part or in whole) the PA's buyout request.
2. Additional restrictions on Club "buy-out" rights of Player contracts;
"Itís not as if Donald Fehr was lying to us, several players said. Rather, itís as if he has been economical with information, these players believe, not sharing facts these players consider to be vital."
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