If the offer is in fact as it is outlined in this link: http://tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=113414&hubName=nhl The players are out of their minds if they do not accept this offer. * Salaries are at a fair level * They keep arbitration (one of the most inflationary tools of current CBA) very much the same * Profit sharing with the league * Qualifying offers only slightly reduced * Reduction in UFA Age * Guaranteed Contracts remain This deal is way more than fair on the ownerâ€™s part. No other league has Profit Sharing to the tune of 50/50 with its players. No cap on arbitration allows them to continue to increase their salary at a sizeable rate. Guaranteed contracts also remain. Other leagues such as the NFL do not guarantee their deals!! The owners are making sizable concessions. The players have to realize that if they are not to accept this offer it is only going to get worse. That 2.1 Billion dollar pie is going to be cut down to just over 1 Billion next year due to the fact of departed season ticket holders and lost sponsors. Not to mention, the players would be throwing out yet another year of their inflated current salary. If they accept it now they can maximize their pay by getting paid on their current contracts for not only this year, but also next year. Because if they do not accept it now and the season is cancelled a resolution will not come about until January 06' at the earliest!!! NOW IS THE TIME......LET'S GET BACK TO PLAYING HOCKEY INSTEAD OF TALKING ALL THIS CBA BS!!!!!!