Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/14/05 at 11:46 PM ET
Ted Saskin was invited into the lion's den Wednesday evening and had the attention of all 30 NHL owners. While Saskin told owners that players were generally happy with the new NHL and the way the game was being played, he did have some CBA concerns to share with them. At the forefront was the way some clubs have sent players to their AHL affiliates between NHL games to save a few thousands dollars. And then there's the issue of players being buried in the minors if they earn more than $75,000 US because they would have to clear re-entry waivers and would likely be picked up by another team because only half of their salaries have to be paid.read on
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