NHL files suit, labor charge against union

Updated: December 14, 2012, 8:32 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Anticipating a possible antitrust suit, the NHL has brought its labor fight against hockey players to federal court.

The league filed a class action suit Friday in U.S. District Court in New York, seeking to establish that its now 90-day lockout is legal. In a separate move, the NHL filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the players' association has bargained in bad faith.

The NHL said it believes the union's executive board ...

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