Chart: Key changes in the new NHL collective bargaining agreement

  • Updated: January 6, 2013 - 9:35 PM


A look at the major points of the tentative collective bargaining agreement reached by the NHL and the NHL Players' Association early Sunday:

• 10-year agreement (either side can opt out after eight years).

• 50-50 split in revenues.

• $70.2 million prorated salary cap this season; $64.3 million ceiling in 2013-14 with $44 million floor.

• Maximum contract lengths of seven years (eight years for teams re-signing own players).

• Year-to-year variance of salaries is a maximum 35 percent; the lowest season cannot be less than 50 percent of the highest.

• $200 million in revenue sharing.

• Defined player pension plan with owners accepting liability.

• Two compliance buyouts per team for 2013-14 that wouldn't count vs. the salary cap.

• Minimum salary starts at $525,000, increases to $750,000 by Year 9.

• Suspensions longer than six games go to a third party for appeal.

• All 14 non-playoff teams will have a shot at the No. 1 overall draft pick.

• Olympics and realignment will be agreed upon at a later date between the NHL and NHLPA.


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Chicago WSox - LP: J. Guerra 2 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: B. Shaw 3
Pittsburgh 3 Top 9th Inning
Cincinnati 6
Miami - LP: B. Hand 1 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: J. deGrom 9
Washington - WP: T. Roark 10 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick 3
Toronto - LP: R. Dickey 0 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price 3
St. Louis 2 FINAL
Milwaukee 11
Boston 8 Top 8th Inning
Houston 0
Detroit 2 Top 9th Inning
Kansas City 5
Atlanta 10 Bottom 8th Inning
Chicago Cubs 4
LA Angels 7 Bottom 5th Inning
Texas 4
Arizona 1 Bottom 4th Inning
San Francisco 0
San Diego 0 Bottom 4th Inning
Los Angeles 0
Minnesota 5 Bottom 3rd Inning
Colorado 4
Oakland 0 Bottom 4th Inning
Seattle 1
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Baltimore - K. Gausman
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Montreal 33
Ottawa 11 FINAL
Edmonton 27
Calgary 34 FINAL
Toronto 15
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Saskatchewan 13
Los Angeles 90 FINAL
Connecticut 64
Seattle 60 FINAL
Minnesota 77
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