Found November 15, 2012 on
I have it from three separate reliable sources tonight that the NHL is officially waiting for the NHLPA to put forth the next offer. The league feels they continue to put forth offers and the NHLPA counters with concepts but nothing substantial. I am getting the sense the NHL feels it is negotiating against itself and playing into Donald Fehr's hands by putting out better and better offers the m...
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When this whole game started Donald Fehr told the players what to expect from the NHL. He carefully laid out how these months would go based on combining the basics of negotiating 101 and two key points to the players..
#1. I will always be a step ahead of Gary Bettman
#2. The longer we wait the better the deals will get.
The NHL doesn't believe Donald Fehr is a negotiator...
Comedian Lenny Clarke was not pulling any punches in his rant against Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr on NESN Daily.
He called the commissioner of the NHL and the executive director of the NHLPA “morons,” and said that they needed to get the game back on the ice. Clarke certainly echoed the feelings of many hockey fans when he said he wanted to get the NHL players back home from...
The conversations have restarted in the ongoing NHL labor fight. The negotiations have not.
One step at a time in the roller-coaster ride that holds the hockey season in the balance.
A day after NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman suggested to players' association chief Donald Fehr that the sides take a two-week break from seemingly fruitless bargaining, talking resumed Friday -...
At one point I wrote that there was going to be progress with the NHL talks as the league and the PA were meeting for hours at a time for multiple days. Apparently all that good will and negotiating means absolutely nothing because Gary Bettman is proposing that the NHL and the PA takes two weeks off from talking about getting a season going. From ESPN:
from the CP with TSN Files,
After a lockout spanning almost nine weeks, about the only thing the NHL and NHL Players' Association are talking about is taking a break.
Commissioner Gary Bettman has proposed placing a two-week moratorium on talks after NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr told him that he didn't know how the sides could proceed, multiple sources told...
from Elliotte Friedman of CBC,
- Blogged Saturday about the NHL's clumsy attempt to discredit NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr. I received a great deal of feedback, much more than I usually get, from people across the league feeling he "deserved" it because he has instructed the players to "demonize" NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.
- Bettman hasn...