NHL Lockout: Proposed Meeting Between Owners and Players Won’t Change Anything

December 1st, 2012 by Rick Weiner Leave a reply »
I've stopped counting the days and number of games lost due to the NHL lockout, but the third work stoppage the NHL has dealt with over the past two decades and the second work stoppage in eight years continues to roll along.

Federal mediation accomplished absolutely nothing, via ESPN's Katie Strang:

#CBA NHL Dep. Commissioner Bill Daly said presiding mediators "concluded that the parties remained far apart." Said he's "disappointed."

— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) November 29, 2012 What to do next?

According to Strang, bumbling NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has another "brilliant idea":

#CBA According to multiple sources Bettman proposed to D. Fehr a meeting between owners and players only, w/ no league or PA staff present.

— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) November 29, 2012 All this is is an attempt by the league to get Donald Fehr out of the way, and Fehr has yet to get back to the league on this:

#CBA NHLPA held internal conference call today to discuss some issues. No decision yet on players/owners-only mtg. May not come until tmrw

— Katie Strang (@KatieS ...

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