Found November 21, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
PLAYERS: Donald Fehr
The NHL Players Assn. made what it called a move in the NHLs direction by presenting a revised, five-year proposal during collective bargaining talks with the league Wednesday morning in New York. Donald Fehr, the NHLPAs executive director, said the new comprehensive proposal narrows the gap between the union and management to 182 million over five years. However, the NHL has disputed the unions calculations in previous proposals, so the offer might not be enough to end the dispute or persuade the NHL to lift the lockout it imposed Sept. 15. Its an effort about as good as we can do to try and see if theres an agreement that can be reached, Fehr told reporters in New York. The NHL was expected to consider the proposal and present a response later Wednesday. You can read details of the proposal here. The most significant shift by the union is it is no longer seeking a guaranteed amount in revenue each season and is instead proposing a percentage-based system to split future revenu...
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