Originally written December 07, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Immediately after the current lockout began, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and his NHLPA counterpart (albeit not in the collective bargaining department as he is not yet a sports labor lawyer), Mathieu Schneider, went on something of a sort of "charm offensives," chasing each other around the airwaves in the U.S. and Canada while stating and re-stating their respective sides' positions regarding the CBA war, and on Friday, Schneider spoke to the NHL on XM Sirius radio. The Hockey News's Adam Proteau provides us with Schneider's side of the story after Thursday's press conferences for the ages, and Schneider believes that there is indeed a method to the league's particular brand of madness--a method that's rather ironic given that Schneider got involved with the NHLPA after Chris Chelios convinced him and other PA members that Ted Saskin was in fact a league stooge, installed (in Bob Goodenow's stead) by the NHL and certain consenting PA ex...
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