NHL Lockout: NHLPA Must Make New Proposal to Move CBA Talks Forward

November 20th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
For the NHL lockout to end in the next few weeks, the NHLPA must make a new proposal to the league that addresses the core economic issues which are largely responsible for the lack of progress made over the last few months.

At the NHLPA's request, the two sides met on Monday night for more CBA talks, but the players did not make a new proposal to the league. However, a new proposal from the players could be made soon, according to Renaud Lavoie of RDS.

Players will decide on Tuesday if they'll make, or not, a formal proposal to the NHL. I expect they will and the next meeting should be Wed.

— Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) November 20, 2012 According to ESPN New York's Katie Strang, the NHL wants another offer.

#CBA Bill Daly said league has requested a formal proposal from the union. Union is considering that now, and two sides will confer in am

— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) November 20, 2012 Darren Dreger of TSN also has some information from Monday's meeting.

Message from the NHL to the players tonight was..."We need something," a framework on the economics to encourage the league to soften.

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