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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. The NHL has returned! Now that the owners have ratified the new CBA [CSNPhilly], the players are expected to vote their approval on Friday or Saturday, allowing training camps to commence on Sunday around the league. What is in the new CBA, you may ask? Lets find out what we know so far: [CBC] [Puck Daddy] So who plays who when? The schedule is still sort of up …

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NHL Budges on CBA Terms and Jeopardizes Bryzgalov’s Future

Word broke during the first period of the U.S. – Russia World Junior Championship game that the NHL has made a new proposal to the NHLPA, confirming Tweets made by Eklund last night on the topic I am told by a reliable source the NHL and NHLPA will be meeting Friday. — Hockey Buzz Eklund (@Eklund) December 28, 2012 More info regarding the latest new proposal here>hockeybuzz.com/blog/Eklund/NH… — Hockey Buzz Eklund (@Eklund) December 28, 2012     Pierre LeBrun of ESPN broke the new proposal down in greater detail. The key points are as follows: NHL now proposing 6-year limit on contracts, …

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CBA Chatter

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, it doesn’t look good. There are no plans for formal talks to resume ,so we are left to sort out who is to blame and what the future holds.[TSN.ca] [Toronto Sun] [Star Tribune] [ESPN] Eklund reports there might be a slim chance at a resolution, but slim is leaving town very soon. [Hockeybuzz] Some tweets from @KatieStrangESPN this morning about the ongoing labor situation:   That’s all …

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CBA Chatter

  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. This week all things were quiet until Wednesday when the heads of the two families, err sides, met briefly and then promptly cancelled the afternoon session. They agreed to meet this morning. Then, this happened:[Kuklas Korner] [ESPN] [Sports Illustrated] [Hockeybuzz] [Broad Street Hockey] So basically, there was no movement except into the two trenches that both sides have dug. A lockout looks to be all but certain. Trenton Titans, …

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CBA Chatter

  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 …

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