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NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr says labor negotiations have broken off with two weeks to go before the NHL has threatened to lockout its players.
Fehr made the announcement at league headquarters in New York on Friday, after saying the union's latest counteroffer ''did not bear fruit'' with the NHL.
The NHLPA's latest offer came three days after the NHL made its first counterproposal. After asking the players to cut their share of hockey revenue from 57 to 43 percent, the NHL upped its proposal to have the players get a 46 percent share over a six-year deal.
The current CBA expires on Sept. 15, with the NHL already saying it's prepared to lock out its players if no deal is reached by then.
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The NHL's collective bargaining talks are on hold until Friday.
Donald Fehr, the executive director of the NHL Players' Association, had originally said he was ''optimistic'' the union would table a counterproposal Thursday. Fehr could extend a counteroffer on Friday at the NHL's New York office.
The current agreement expires Sept. 15, when the league...
Chief executives of the NHL and the NHL Players' Assn. met for about 90 minutes on Wednesday to discuss the leagues second labor proposal but were still at odds over the definitions of "hockey-related revenues" and how the NHL would phase in a reduction of players salaries over the course of its proposed six-year deal.
Donald Fehr, executive director of the NHLPA,...
via the CP at the Globe and Mail,
The NHL’s collective bargaining talks won’t resume until Friday.
Donald Fehr, the executive director of the NHL Players’ Association, had originally said he was “optimistic” the union would table a counter-proposal Thursday.
It’s unclear if the union will present that offer when talks restart.
This is what we know after today’s negotiations – the NHLPA is not at all thrilled with the NHL owners latest proposal. Donald Fehr also said that the NHLPA will have their own counter proposal of their own – that could happen as soon as tomorrow.
So the new buzzword to out of the CBA negotiations this afternoon is Hockey-Related Revenue and Gary Bettman...
First up is Donald Fehr (23 minutes) followed by Gary Bettman (17 minutes) below...
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While the NHL and the players' association stay away from the negotiating table, discussions have taken place behind the scenes in an effort to restart talks as a lockout deadline looms.
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and NHLPA special counsel Steve Fehr have discussed procedural details that could soon lead to a continuation of negotiations that broke off last week -- perhaps...
First Fehr with a 14 minute meeting with the media followed by Bettman below at 16 minutes.
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According to a source, the NHL’s latest offer doesn’t include rollbacks for current contracts, meaning Penguins star Sidney Crosby would earn all $104.4 million of the 12-year extension he signed with Pittsburgh earlier this summer. (Ray Stubblebine/Reuters)
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL and NHLPA remained at an impasse in the latest round of collective bargaining talks as the deadline...
While negotiations are ongoing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, media outlets are going to find it challenging to impart anything about the Maple Leafs. Most of the news unfortunately will involve information derived from Donald Fehr and Gary Bettmanâs posturing in press conferences and NHL reporters getting inside dope from one side or the other that will just...