ENTRY LEVEL PLAYERS
What will the regular-season schedule look like?
Will Clubs be able to renegotiate contracts with players?
The parties have agreed to a joint Emergency Assistance Fund Administration Committee to oversee the use of funds for retired players.
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REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULESchedule format Critical dates
Entry Level players may negotiate for performance bonuses up to a maximum of $850,000 in individual "Schedule A" bonuses per year maximum of $212,500 per bonus. A player may also be eligible to earn individual "B" bonuses for League-wide excellence, which will, as a general matter, be paid by the League. In addition, a player will be eligible to negotiate with his club "excess" individual "B" bonuses, subject to a maximum aggregate of $2 million in any year.
Entry Level players will be subject to a maximum annual salary plus signing and games played bonuses of $850,000 for 2005 and 2006 draftees; $875,000 for 2007 and 2008 draftees; $900,000 for 2009 and 2010; and $925,000 for 2011 draftees.
No. The Draft "opt-in" procedure has been eliminated.
Under the expired CBA, there was no signing deadline applicable to player contracts. Under the new CBA, Restricted Free Agents who do not sign contracts by December 1 of a given year will be ineligible to play in the League for the balance of that season.Watch out-of-market games and replays with an all new redesigned media player, mobile and connected device apps.
Draft eligibility rules will remain unchanged from the expired CBA all players must be age 18 by September 15 in the year in which the Draft is held.Whats new? NHL "relaunch" FAQs
All Clubs that 1 are ranked in the bottom half bottom 15 in League revenues, and 2 operate in markets with a Demographic Market Area of 2.5 million or fewer TV households.
The CBA does not provide for the continuation of the Waiver Draft.
Who will be eligible for Salary Arbitration?
Yes. The League has committed to enhanced revenue sharing in an amount that is necessary to allow all Clubs the ability to afford competitive payrolls within the payroll range.
MAXIMUM PLAYER SALARY
How much can Entry Level players make?
MINIMUM PLAYER SALARY
See more detail on Olympic participation.
The length of the regular season will be a minimum of 184 days, with each club playing at least one game in the first three days and last three days of the regular season. The length of the regular-season schedule will remain at 82 games.
Will NHL players compete in the 2006 Olympics at Turin, Italy?
What will be the players share of League-wide revenues?
Download 2005 CBA in PDF format What is the latest date players can sign contracts?
What is the latest date players can sign contracts?
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