Yeah, and? Is your contention that only one of those statements can be true?
yes because negotations went nowhere the day after that memo leaked. yet somehow at the end of that day the pa and league were closer on the economic issues.
What is the deadline date before the season is cancelled?
well in the last lockout, the season wasn't cancelled until mid february, so i would say by late janurary at the latest
yea i don't really understand why bettman would need both a max 5% contract variance and a max contract limit when either one of them will do just fine in ending the cap circumvention.
A new NHL labour deal might not be as far off as it seems.
Steve Fehr, special counsel to the NHL Players' Association, believes the collective bargaining agreement can be wrapped up in a hurry once the sides make a breakthrough in negotiations.
"One thing (deputy commissioner) Bill Daly and I agree upon is that when the moment is right the deal could be done very quickly," Fehr said Monday during a panel discussion at the PrimeTime Sports Management Conference. "One days, three days or whatever."
Asked later if he agreed with that assertion, Daly replied: "I hope he's right."
Edited by chances14, 12 November 2012 - 11:54 PM.