NHL Rejects Counteroffer on Salary Cap (AP)

February 16th, 2005  
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Topic: NHL Rejects Counteroffer on Salary Cap (AP)

AP - The NHL made a take-it-or-leave-it pitch of a $42.5 million cap to the players' association Tuesday night, the night before hockey was set to be wiped out altogether. The union responded with a counteroffer of a $49 million salary cap that the league dismissed out-of-hand, saying all teams couldn't afford that much.

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February 16th, 2005  
didn't the players association just accept one