Originally written on Barry Melrose Rocks  |  Last updated 11/16/14

We have all heard about the excessive provisions the NHL into a new CBA proposal. Thsi was not the whole story. It's never the whole story. What else is the League after? 

- League collects 50% of individual player sponsorship contracts.

- Sidney Crosby gets a new Penguin suit. A tuxedo. For wearing on Ted Leonsis's yacht while he serves drinks.

-  Garnishing of Sedins.

-  Players owe the league a dollar every time their name is mentioned on a national telecast, 50 cents on local telecasts. Free advertising? Not so fast, you greedy players!

-  Ducks and Kings have to road trip together. 4 to a room. Same goes for the Islanders and Rangers, as well as the Flyers and Devils.

- Dany Heatley goes back to regular undershirts. The league can't support his turtleneck habit.

-  More appearances on soap operas. Not for financial reasons, Jeffrey Vanderbeek just loves his stories. 

- Lights off during the second period.

There is a lot of ground to cover between the two sides. Barry Melrose Rocks will keep you posted intermittently, and likey 5 days after news breaks. Stay tuned! 

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