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Archive: November, 2012

Can mediator save NHL?

Monday, November 12, 2012, 7:23 PM
The NHL and the NHLPA need help. They have bungled negotiations, alienated their fans, and kissed the first seven weeks of the season good-bye because of a nasty labor dispute. But maybe, just maybe, help is on the way. On Monday, Steve Fehr, special counsel for the NHLPA, said the players' union... Read more

Fehr memo spreads more gloom

Friday, November 9, 2012, 11:52 AM
The NHL labor war is no closer to an end. In fact, in a memo Don Fehr, executive director of the NHLPA, sent to the players on Thursday, the gap between both sides seems just as lengthy as it was before this week's lengthy round of negotiations. Here, in part, is Fehr's letter, which was obtained... Read more

Classy Lindros honored

Friday, November 9, 2012, 1:28 AM
Former Flyer Eric Lindros was the epitome of class during his induction into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday night at the Sheraton Society Hill . Before he started his acceptance speech, Lindros said his thoughts were with those who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Lindros... Read more

NHL, players' union still have 'a lot of work to do'

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 8:50 PM
Donald Fehr, executive director of the NHL Players’ Association, confirmed after Thursday’s five-hour meeting that the league responded to proposals made by the players’ union, but both sides were tight-lipped on the progress that was made. The proposals regarded revenue sharing... Read more

Revenue sharing the hot topic at NHL meeting

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 9:34 PM
Revenue sharing was the main topic, sources said, as representatives from the NHL and the players’ union met in snowy New York for a 5½-hour meeting Wednesday that ended near 9 p.m. Neither the NHL nor the players’ association spoke to the media after the second straight lengthy... Read more

NHL, players' union: Another step?

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 10:58 PM
The NHL and the NHLPA are finally more interested in negotiating than sound bites. That's good news as the lockout heads toward two months. Representatives from the NHL and players' union met for 7 hours and 15 minutes in New York on Tuesday. It was the second leghthy meeting in four days. Before... Read more

Lengthy NHL meeting a start

Sunday, November 4, 2012, 11:15 AM
Representatives from the NHL and the NHL Players' Association met all night Saturday and didn't end their session until 1 a.m. They didn't come close to a settlement in the nasty labor dispute, but, hey, at least they are negotiating. Finally. It was their first face-to-face meeting in 16 days. Another... Read more

No progress in NHL labor talks?

Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:16 PM
After 15 days without any face-to-face negotiations, representatives from the NHL and the players’ union met on Saturday, but don't expect the lookout to end soon. Sportsnet in Canada reported that there was no progress and that the meeting was over. A few minutes later, it said it had erred... Read more

NHL: Mixed signals

Friday, November 2, 2012, 10:20 PM
For hockey fans, there were mixed signals sent Friday. The bad news: The highly popular Winter Classic was canceled. The good news: Representatives from the NHL and the players' union have agreed to meet. Finally. When they do get together Saturday, it will end a dubious streak: 15 straight days... Read more
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