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NHL, Players Set Escrow Withholding Rate At 15% For First Quarter Of '16-17 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 25 / 16

The NHL and NHLPA on Saturday "set the escrow withholding rate for players" at 15.5% for the first quarter of the season, according to Frank Seravalli of TSN.ca. That portion of the players' salaries will be "put aside" until after all of the '16-17 season’s hockey-related revenue is counted t...

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