Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 1/1/13
Yesterday, the NHLPA presented the NHL with a counter-proposal to the owner's newest CBA offer. Gary Bettman decided to ring in the new year by reading the 26-page rebuttal last night. Here's Bettman (via CSN Chicago)... “We made a comprehensive proposal that was (288) pages. They’ve come back with a comprehensive response. We need time to analyze it. We’re going to do (review) (Monday night). The expectation is we’ll contact them (Tuesday) morning and get together hopefully by midday.” Daren Millard at Sportsnet reports that a league source in the meetings says "we still have a ways to go." While Donald Fehr told Jesse Spector at the Sporting News that there’s “not much to say” just yet. ..."still have a ways to go"? "not much to say"? Not exactly what I want to be hearing with just 11 days till the drop dead date. ...despite everything negative I've said regarding the CBA on the blog and all the doom and gloom I've forecast, I really do think at the end of the ...
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