Labor talks set to resume
MILTON, Ontario -- The NHL and the NHL Players' Association are set for another round of negotiations this week with the hope of establishing a new collective bargaining agreement before the current one expires on Sept. 15.
Executive director Donald Fehr says owners "have pointed us in a direction of some very tough hills to climb," with three days of talks set to begin Tuesday in Toronto. Fehr says the NHLPA is not yet prepared to make a counteroffer to the owners' initial proposal.
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