NHL Lockout: CBA Talks Break Down as League Rejects Latest NHLPA Proposal

December 6th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
Donald Fehr spoke to the media on Thursday evening and discussed a CBA proposal made by the NHLPA that seemed like it could lead to a lockout-ending resolution. The league rejected the offer in just a matter of minutes, according to Pierre LeBrun of TSN.

As if that wasn't bad enough, there is no knowledge of when negotiations will resume. It's safe to say that this is the low point of the 2012 NHL lockout.

Fehr says NHL left a voicemail message saying NHLPA counter wasn't acceptable. No need to stick around today or Friday. Talks broken for now

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 7, 2012 Fehr says right now it doesn't appear labor impasse will be resolved soon

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 7, 2012 NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly spoke to the media following Fehr's press conference, and they were visibly irate with the players' union. Here is some of what they told reporters (via LeBrun):

Bettman confirms the elements the league added to the table this week are now OFF the table

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) December 7, 2012 Bettman says ...

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