NHLPA to fight lockout in Canada

Updated: September 11, 2012, 9:07 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- With a lockout looming this weekend, the players' union is turning to Canadian provincial law to try to prevent a lockout.

Players from the Montreal Canadiens are appealing to the Quebec Labour Board to stop a potential work stoppage. Through a Montreal-based lawyer, the group has already sent a "cease and desist" letter to the team and the league in advance of the impending lockout.

A hearing before Alberta's board was canceled the night before, according to the Alberta ...

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