This brief article was in the Tampa Tribune a few days ago, thought I'd post it for something different to talk about. Is there some current discussion of pension plans within the NHLPA? I'm not totally sure why this was in the paper exactly, unless the author was interviewing Espo (who's quoted in the article) and the topic came up. NHL Pension Struggles Tested Players' Resolve I do like to bring this stuff up every once in a while for the people who pine for the "good old days" when teams were run by "hockey men". The players got treated like cattle, and if a 19 year vet who was relatively well-paid like Phil Esposito is getting a pension of $32k (Canadian) a year, earlier players or guys with fewer years in must be getting peanuts. I'd imagine there's something in the current CBA covering pension plans, since estimates for a few current players are given.