NHL Lockout: Detailing Biggest Remaining Hangups from Latest CBA Offer

October 16th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
The NHL brought a reasonable proposal to the bargaining table on Tuesday in an attempt to create some meaningful labor discussions with the NHLPA over the next week, but there are still some important issues that will need to be negotiated further before a new collective bargaining agreement is made.

NHLPA leader Donald Fehr didn't offer too much of a reaction to the league's offer when speaking to the media on Tuesday (via Steve Zipay of Newsday).

Donald Fehr: ''Would like to believe after we are done [reviewing], that it's an excellent starting point and there's a deal to be made.''

— Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) October 16, 2012 It's unrealistic to think that the players will accept the owners' most recent offer without making some changes in the form of a counter offer.

Let's examine the biggest remaining hangups in the current labor negotiations.

For a complete breakdown of the league's proposal from Tuesday, click here.


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