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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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After the NHL owners rejected the latest offer from the players on Wednesday, the rumblings had started that union leader Donald Fehr may decide to talk to the players about decertifying the union and taking the negotiations to court. If this happens, fans may be in for the long haul as the situation makes it way through the courts. While I’m sure many people aren’t sure as to...
Source,major move by NHLPA not well received by NHL.Player conference call later this evening and likely not positive. #TSN— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) November 21, 2012
Donald Fehr says he's disappointed. "The players have done an awful lot here."— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November 21, 2012
...i still can't believe that hockey fans actually get...
First Donald Fehr, followed by Gary Bettman.
Continue reading "Video- Fehr And Bettman Talk To The Media"
NEW YORK — NHL players gave management a new proposal Wednesday that the union said left sides less than $40 million apart annually over a five-year contract.
After a day away from bargaining for internal discussions, union officials and nine players were at the NHL office for an hour. There was little optimism as they took a 90-minute break. The two sides resumed discussions early...
NHL players gave management a new proposal Wednesday that the union said left sides less than $40 million apart annually over a five-year contract.
After a day away from bargaining for internal discussions, union officials and nine players were at the NHL office for an hour. There was little optimism.
''We did give them the proposal,'' union head Donald Fehr said...
In their latest proposal, the NHLPA moved closer to what the NHL is looking for in the collective bargaining agreement. But it apparently wasn't good enough as the league rejected the proposal. "We've moved far more than halfway, and our expectation is the NHL's going to be willing to meet us if they want to reach an agreement," NHLPA executive director...
from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,
...outright dissention arrived right on schedule Wednesday, as veteran defenceman Roman Hamrlik called out union head Donald Fehr on the Czech web site iSport.cz.
"I am disgusted," Hamrlik told the web site. "We have to push Fehr to the wall to get the deal. Time is against us.
"We lost 1/4 season, it is $425 million...
First up is Donald Fehr, followed by Bill Daly below...
Continue reading "Video- Both Sides Talk After Monday’s CBA Meeting"
Collective bargaining talks at the NHL's head office in New York on Wednesday did not produce any progress after the NHL Players' Association tabled a new five-year proposal to the league.
"Nothing on significant economic issues," NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr told reporters on Wednesday afternoon after receiving the league's response...