BUZZ: The NHL’s Proposal To The NHLPA

8:15AM: In the NY Post, Larry Brooks confirms most of these details and adds that the salary cap would now be $4 million over the mid-point, instead of eight, while the cap floor would remain at eight million under the mid-point.

He also adds that there would be no signing bonuses in the new five-year deals and that the salary would be the same every year.

9:58PM: According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, the NHL has proposed the following changed to the NHLPA:

  • Reduce players hockey related revenues to 57% from 46%. (Each % point is a loss of $30 million for players)
  • 10 seasons in NHL before being UFA
  • Contract limits of FIVE YEARS.
  • no more salary arbitration
  • FIVE-YEAR entry level contracts instead of Three-Years.

The CBA expires on September 15th.