Donald Fehr recalls a labor war not easily forgotten

NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr is in Montreal to attend a charitable event this weekend, but before doing so, he spoke to the Montreal Gazette's Dave Stubbs about the lockout, his new-found passion for hockey and the fact that he's glad you're not reading about or seeing him in headlines these days: “No, it does not feel as if the lockout never happened,”...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Prouty promoted to general counsel of MLBPA

Dave Prouty has been promoted to general counsel of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The 54-year-old Prouty becomes the fourth general counsel in the union's history, following Dick Moss (1966-77), Donald Fehr (1977-04) and Michael Weiner (2004-13). The promotion was announced Wednesday. Weiner succeeded Fehr as the union's executive director in December 2009...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fehr: NHLPA ready for talks to resume

Donald Fehr and the players association are ready to get back to the bargaining table at any moment. They are now just waiting for the NHL to feel the same way. ''(We aren't talking) because the owners have not indicated a desire to resume,'' the NHLPA's executive director said Wednesday night before a charity hockey game. ''We've indicated any...
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL players offer new plan to end lockout

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...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ovechkin calls NHL owners 'clowns'

Following some negative statements made by the League, the Capitals superstar took to Twitter to express his discontent with the lockout. 

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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

The Owners Are Not Dealing With Fehr Properly

from Kevin Allen of USA TODAY, At best, an unidentified NHL official exercised poor judgment in accusing NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr of not fully informing his constituents of the NHL's offer. At worst, owners are embracing a misguided, counter-productive strategy Anyone who believes owners can bring about peace with players by trying to...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Fehr questions NHL's offer in letter to players

TORONTO -- NHL players' union head Donald Fehr says management's latest proposal would cost his members more than 1.6 billion over six years. In a letter to players and agents, Fehr said the proposal owners made this week in what they said was an attempt to preserve a full 82-game schedule was an improvement over previous management offers but "represents very large...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Donald Fehr Statement After Cancellation Of Games

TORONTO (October 4, 2012) – Don Fehr, National Hockey League Players’ Association Executive Director, released the following statement regarding today’s decision by the NHL to cancel games through October 24, 2012: “The decision to cancel the first two weeks of the NHL season is the unilateral choice of the NHL owners. If the owners truly cared about the game and the...
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October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Donald Fehr Addresses The Media Again

This time Fehr has roughly 300 of his closest NHL players with him, as the settle in New York for two days of NHLPA meetings. I have to believe most of you have come to the conclusion we are about to see a lockout when we wake up on Sunday morning. I am not going to post numerous tweets from Fehr's press conference, but this one basically sums up the wide gap between the...
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September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL breaks off talks with union

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...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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