Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 10/16/12
Huge news has exploded across Twitter today after the NHL and NHLPA concluded their meeting.Per @reporterchris and the rest of Toronto sports media, NHL goes 50/50 in latest offer. Hoped PA would blink; was ready to go here 4 weeks— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) October 16, 2012Bettman says NHL made proposal today to preserve 82 game season to start on Nov. 2. He says it includes a 50-50 split across the board.— Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) October 16, 2012Bettman says there is no rollback. He said proposal was long term deal. He did not mention years in deal.— Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) October 16, 2012This is massive news. More and more players have been going overseas to play in different European leagues, and the NHL wants to be able to salvage the season. Apparently they have designed a schedule that could fit in all 82 games from November-April.This deal is the first realistic deal, in terms of revenue split, that the Owners have offered the players and with no mention of rolling back salaries,
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