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Late Thursday afternoon, the NHLPA announced they had approved the proposed realignment of the league. Donald Fehr did, however, stipulate that the plan would be re-evaluated after the 2014-15 season.
From the NHLPA press release: The members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have voted to ratify the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NHLPA and the National Hockey League (NHL). While the players’ vote ratifies the … Continue reading
Negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA have been an emotional roller coaster for the last week. Yesterday, things quickly turned from a glimmer of hope to epic failure, and the 2012-13 season is now in as close to being lost … Continue reading
UPDATE: Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is expected to be one of the players involved in the meeting. On Sunday, the NHLPA released the following statement: Don Fehr, NHLPA Executive Director issued the following statement this evening regarding a meeting between … Continue reading
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George Cohen has taken over control of the negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA, according to a release on Monday. UPDATE: Here’s a link to the NHLPA statement on the move to use mediation. … Continue reading
It played out like this: The players arrived with, depending on the source, three or four counter-proposals. An hour later, Gary Bettman left having rejected three of them with a discouraged look and more strong rhetoric for the cameras. Meanwhile, … Continue reading
When meetings between league officials and NHLPA representation ended on Thursday morning in Toronto, the likelihood of the 2012-13 season starting on time appears to be growing more faint. The NHLPA reportedly presented the remainder of their proposal to the … Continue reading
Reports on Wednesday are that the Edmonton Oilers have agreed on a seven-year, $42M extension ($6M cap hit) with former top overall pick Taylor Hall. In two NHL seasons, Hall has already missed 38 games because of injury. He has … Continue reading
The following is an eight minute video released by the NHLPA on Wednesday that was filmed following the players meetings in Kelowna, BC yesterday. Brent Seabrook was reportedly among those that attended this meeting.