Note: Gary Bettman Made A Proposal To Save An 82 Game Season

Elliotte Friedman tweets

  • Bettman says 82 game season could be saved if start by Nov. 2, so he made an offer he calls “best shot” to do that.
  • “We offered at 50/50 share” and “we believed we addressed concern” players have about their salaries
  • He understands players will need time to review it
  • Bettman: it is an offer of 50/50 across the board

Pierre LeBrun tweets “Bettman says offer contingent on having 82-game season which would begin Nov 2. Says league offered 50/50 share of HRR”

Chris Johnston tweets:

  • “Gary Bettman on NHL’s offer: “It was done in the spirit of getting a deal done.”‘
  • “Gary Bettman says compressed 82-game schedule starting Nov. 2 would see every team play an extra game every five weeks.”

Katie Strang tweets “If league offered 50/50 split, should be interesting to see how that is reconciled with escrow. Contracting system still huge as well”