By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — NHL players are just a slap shot away from returning to the Olympics next year. While a deal hasn’t been reached yet between the NHL, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever damage was caused by the latest long NHL lockout, the league isn’t feeling the fallout as it gets set to start this year’s playoffs. With just a few days left […]
Latest hope of ending hockey lockout only leads to more frustration for players, fans.
NHL labor talks broke off soon after they resumed Wednesday, with players maintaining their new proposal was a huge economic concession.
“We did give them the proposal,” union head Donald Fehr said. “They indicated they’re going to have a response to us a little later on.”
The lockout entered its 66th day Tuesday and already has wiped out 327 games. More cancellations could be coming soon without a new deal.
Representatives from the NHL and NHLPA have met seven of the last nine days, but no future talks are planned.
Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the offer Tuesday in Toronto.