According to Katie Strang, the NHLPA is planning to send their counter proposal to the owners Tuesday when the two sides meet in Toronto.
She adds that the NHLPA made a presentation to the owners about the owners proposed revenue sharing system. On revenue sharing, Strang tweets “NHLPA’s concern is that players will bear brunt of revenue-sharing system with salary reductions”
The owners sent their first offer to the players on July 13th.
- 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.