Union offers six-year proposal to league

Updated: December 9, 2004, 11:50 PM ET
Associated Press

A look at key points of NHL Players' Association six-year proposal to the NHL:

Salary rollback Immediately cuts 24 percent off all existing contracts. NHLPA says that will save teams $270 million in the first year and $528 million over three years. The previous offer of Sept. 9 offered a 5 percent rollback.

Salary restraints Would restrict rookie contracts to $850,000 a year for three years, down from last season's $1.2 million level.There would also be reductions in qualifying offers ...

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