Report: NHL board to meet March 1

Updated: February 22, 2005, 11:08 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Three days after the NHL and NHLPA got together in a last-ditch attempt to save the season, things have turned nasty.

Commissioner Gary Bettman made some disparaging comments about the players' association Monday afternoon on WFAN Radio in New York and said that the union didn't offer any new proposals or ideas during the weekend meeting. NHLPA executive director Bob Goodenow released a statement Monday night refuting Bettman's claims.

"There was never a suggestion by the NHLPA that ...

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