Next CBA meetings will indeed take place Thursday
To some that might be a frustrating hesitation since Oct. 25 represents the likely deadline to preserve an 82-game season, but ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun explains that the NHLPA hopes to clarify a “number of points” over the phone on Wednesday.
Per player source,clarification is needed on HRR definition in league proposal,appears in new offer player share is lowered.Also 'salary— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) October 17, 2012
guarantee/protection',to allow to go from 57% to 50%,means players would likely be paid back by themselves,out of their share in the— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) October 17, 2012
As Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador points out, there’s still some work to do. It’s not particularly surprising that the NHLPA might want some extra time to examine the offer and develop a counter-point.
Catch up on the CBA specifics below.