NHL Lockout 2012: How NHL’s Latest CBA Proposal Moves Towards a Compromise

December 28th, 2012 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »
Has the NHL and NHLPA's inexcusably pointless and baffling staring contest at last ended in a blink?

Breaking reports Friday morning on a new offer from the NHL appear to indicate so.

Per @Eklund, who first reported the story:

More info regarding the latest new proposal here>hockeybuzz.com/blog/Eklund/NH…

— Hockey Buzz Eklund (@Eklund) December 28, 2012

The existence of the NHL's offer has since been verified by a number of top insiders, including TSN's Bob McKenzie and ESPN's Pierre LeBrun.

ESPN now reporting the NHL's proposal is 300 pages long. So that's what they've been doing for two weeks...

— James Mirtle (@mirtle) December 28, 2012 Currently leaked details of the proposal seem promising:

Among the changes in the new proposal, the NHL adjusted its max contract length from 5 to 6 yrs. Boosted the variance from 5% to 10%.

— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) December 28, 2012

Also the Make Whole $$$$ stays at $300 million

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 28, 2012 Previously, the owner's side, led by commissione ...

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