NHLPA leader Goodenow leaves after 15 years

Updated: July 29, 2005, 4:01 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Accepting a salary cap was the last thing Bob Goodenow did as head of the NHL players' association.

One week after his union took a deal that included just about everything he had vowed to fight, Goodenow is out. He and the union reached a settlement on the two years left on his contract.

"I sat down with members of the executive committee and we talked about the future," Goodenow said Thursday. "The decision was made that it would be best if we made the transition now."

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