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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

nhl- Remaining CBA Issues

from the St. Louis Post Dispatch, After years of posturing, the two sides are finally working hard to negotiate a deal. Every indication is that major progress is being made.
Are there still sticky issues on the table? You bet.
Here are just some of the issues the two sides must still iron out before a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is in place:
  • The lost contract year
  • Applying the salary cap
  • Buyouts
  • Bonus clauses
  • Entry Draft
  • Rookie wage scales
  • Qualifying offers/arbitration
  • Free agency
Read on for all the details.