Found June 25, 2012 on
Good news, bad news. The NHLPA’s executive board’s kicked off a three-day slate of meetings in Chicago on Monday, and between the media in attendance and the number and star power of the players involved speaks to the positive influence executive director Donald Fehr’s had upon player participation…But as CBA negotiations will probably start on Wednesday or Thursday, as the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Kuc (on on Twitter and in article form), some of Fehr’s comments are a bit worrisome given that the CBA expires in two and a half months…
“There’s plenty of time to negotiate an agreement between now and Sept. 15,” NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr said. “By the way, there’s nothing magic about Sept. 15. The law is, is if you don’t have a new agreement and as long as both sides are willing to keep negotiating you continue to play under the terms of the old one until you reach an agreement.”
Fehr said negotiations will being “very quickly” after the player’s meetings wrap up in
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The head of the NHL players' union said Monday that negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement will begin ''very quickly'' - perhaps as early as this week.
New NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr said negotiations will begin after Wednesday's meeting of the NHLPA's executive board, though he did not specify a date.
Put me down as being cynical that the players and the owners can work out a deal and avoid a work stoppage. The reason I am cynical is that the NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr has already been through one work stoppage with major league baseball, what makes us think that he will be able to get an agreement without having a work stoppage in the NHL.
The head of the NHL players' union says negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement will begin ''very quickly'' - perhaps as early as this week.
New NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr was in Chicago for meetings. He says negotiations will begin after Wednesday's meeting of the NHLPA's executive board.
Fehr was asked if a...
The NHL and the players' union have opened negotiations on a new labor deal.
A league spokesman says Commissioner Gary Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly met with NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr, union special counsel Steve Fehr and several player reps at the league's Manhattan offices.
Neither the league nor the union would comment on what was discussed in...