Originally Posted by gary88
I can't understand why nobody will just take a 50/50 split and be done with it. Especially in these economic times, holding out for more $$$ when even the benchwarmers make ~$400k just seems absurd. I mean shit even Scalabrine made $1.2 million last year.
At least there's hockey to watch.
Because every 1% accounts for something like $250MM. Players had 57% BRI under the last CBA. You can see why they aren't signing for anything less than 53%. If the season is cancelled, the owners will have the upper hand and the players will likely get hosed.