For the first time in eight days, the NHL and the players’ association are heading back to the bargaining table to try again to reach a deal that will end the two-month old lockout.
Now the NHL and the locked-out players’ association aren’t even talking by phone.
The NHL and the players’ association did all their talking at the bargaining table, far away from the public eye.
The NHL and the players’ association stuck to their word and made quick plans to get back to the bargaining table.
A secret, long-awaited bargaining session has done some good in the NHL labor fight — so much so that the sides already have plans to get back to the bargaining table soon.
The stalled talks between the NHL and the players’ association finally got a jumpstart.
NHL arenas are dark, and now so are its negotiating rooms.
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The NHL and the players’ association are expected to resume labor negotiations this week in New York.
On Thursday, the NHL announced the first round of cancellations to the regular-season schedule, nixing the first two weeks of the season, starting with opening night of Oct. 11 and running through Oct. 24.