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Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask

Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web.

Well, we came into this week with some hopeful optimism, as the NHLPA put together a proposal and they shared it with the owners on Tuesday. The answer seemed fair and more level-headed than the owners’ first salvo, so we thought maybe progress would be made. [NHL.com] [Kuklas Korner] [Hockeybuzz] [Puck Daddy]

Well, Gary Bettman killed that idea. Apparently, he thinks he can break the union again like they did in 2004. [Kuklas Korner] [Puck Daddy] [CSN Philly] [The Hockey News]

Follow @eklund on twitter for up to the minute CBA  news as he is once again on the beat that started it all. Also follow @KatieStrangESPN as she is based in New York and has her finger on the labor talks as they happen.

Till next week.