NHL Lockout: Breaking Down the NHL’s Latest Offer to the NHLPA

December 28th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
The NHL has finally given the NHLPA a new CBA proposal to consider, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com. The league has softened its stance on some of the key issues that are important to the players.

An NHL player says the NHL made a new offer to the NHLPA on Thursday, one which moved on contract term limits, buyouts and variance...

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 28, 2012 At this point there is no scheduled meeting between both sides set for today. NHLPA needs time to review lengthy and detailed offer from NHL

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 28, 2012 Let's break down the information we have on the latest proposal from the owners and determine if there is a chance it will actually lead to a deal that will end the lockout and save the 2012-13 season.


Player Contract Term Limits

According to LeBrun, the NHL has moved toward the NHLPA on player contract term limits, which is a huge win for the union.

NHL offer calls for term limit on player contracts to be six years (7 if you're re-signing your own guys).

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) Dec ...

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