Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/23/14
MLive's Ansar Khan spoke to several Red Wings players about the NHL's second CBA proposal to the players, and the players spelled the proposal out in plain English: “It (the proposal) was a pig with lipstick on, instead of a pig,'' Detroit Red Wings forward Danny Cleary said on Thursday. ... Cleary, who has been active in union matters for years and has attended a couple of meetings in New York this summer, said the league's second proposal wasn't much different than the first, even though it did not include the 24-percent rollback of salaries the NHL proposed in July. “They're not calling it a rollback, but they'll take it through escrow,'' Cleary said. Justin Abdelkader, who told Khan that he'll be re-signed by the Wings next week, agrees with Cleary's assessment, pointing out that it does little other than put PR pressure on the NHLPA to offer a response... Continue reading "Khan: Red Wings’ NHLPA members ...
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