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DONALD FEHR RUMORS & GOSSIP

World Cup of Hockey Targeted For September 2016

NHLPA chief Donald Fehr has reportedly confirmed the dates for the World Cup, expected to take place in Toronto from September 15th-October 1st in 2016. As reported back in June, the tournament, which could act as a replacement for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, will feature just eight teams. Currently, Canada, USA, Finland, Russia, Sweden and the Czech Republic are confirmed...
Via The Hockey House
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup of Hockey to return?

Per Puck Daddy, citing a translated article from Hockej.cz, Donald Fehr (head of the NHLPA) let slip that the World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016, between September 15 and October 1. Canada, USA, Finland, Sweden, Russia, and the Czech Republic will take part in the tournament, along with two additional countries (Slovakia and Switzerland were […] The post World Cup of Hockey...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Union Chief Michael Weiner Passes Away At 51

Michael Weiner, who took over the reins of the Major League Baseball Players Association just four years ago, died yesterday of complications associated with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 51 years of age. Weiner's laid-back style was a stark contrast to the more formal demeanor of his predecessor Donald Fehr. Weiner had many connections to New England—including attendance...
Via FenwayNation
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

MLBPA executive director Michael Weiner passes away at 51

Michael Weiner, the executive director of the MLB Players Association, has passed away following a 15 month battle with brain cancer. Weiner was just 51 years old. Weiner became executive director of the MLBPA four years ago, replacing the controversial Donald Fehr. He was popular among both the players and the league, and was responsible for leading the negotiations of the newest...
Via The Outside Corner
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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