BOG to vote on Wednesday … Memo about camp and schedule … NHLPA wanted expansion … Entry level players have to share a room
- Updated: January 7, 2013
- Pierre LeBrun via twitter: The Board of Governors meeting will be on Wednesday in New York to vote on the new agreement.
- Elliotte Friendman via twitter: The NHL sent a memo to teams indicating that there will be no training camps before Saturday and may not open until Monday. A 48 game season could start on January 19th.
- Chris Johnston via twitter: Any NHL contract that is over $900,000 will count against the salary cap if sent to the minors. One-way deals that are minimum salary plus $375,000 are exempt from the salary cap.
- Jimmy Murphy via twitter: Expansion was apparently pushed hard by the NHLPA in CBA talks and not the NHL.
- Andy Strickland via twitter: Only players who are on an entry level contract will have to share a room on the road. All other players will get their own hotel room. The NHLPA had been trying to get every player their own room on the road.
- Tim Panaccio via twitter: Bill Daly confirmed that you can’t use a compliance buyout on a player who has LTIR, status such as Chris Pronger.
- Gary Lawless via twitter: Confirms that realignment is not part of the CBA. The Jets will be in the Eastern Conference this year, with the NHL looking at realignment for next season.
- Chris Kuc via twitter: Players had a conference call yesterday afternoon to go over the details of the CBA.
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