Kukla's Korner Hockey
by George Malik on 10/08/13 at 09:02 PM ET
Updated with a "conflicting report" at 10:16 PM: Ouch, per TSN's Bob McKenzie:
The drop in the salary cap from $70.2 million to $64.3 million should ensure that the players get some of their money back--the New York Post's Larry Brooks reported that the players paid 16.26 percent of their 48-game-averaged salaries back to the league last year--but everybody knew going in that the reduction in the players' share (from 57-and-change percent to 50 percent of revenues) would be clawed out of the players' paychecks in escrow payments.
And while we're at it...
Update: Sportsnet's David Alter weighed in:
Update #2: Don't see this very often:
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