NHL, union to resume talks in hopes to save season
January 3, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) - After a long night of talks, the NHL and the union are to return to negotiations - but not just yet.
The sides were supposed to meet at the league office Thursday at 10 a.m. EST. That, however, did not happen.
The Players Association said it was updating its members on negotiations and no time had been set for bargaining to resume.
Both sides understand the urgency to save a shortened season. They have moved closer to one another while swapping proposals, but key issues remain - pensions and salary cap, among them.
The lockout is in its 110th day. Commissioner Gary Bettman has said that the league told the union a deal needs to be in place by next week so a 48-game season can begin Jan. 19.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
6-0 +625 L6, 20-7 +1,478 L27 Run
10-4 L14 Totals, +1,839 TY
4 Wins in a Row, 13-3 Streak
6-2, +452 Record L8 Totals
7-2, +512 L9 Guaranteed Plays
4-2, +195 L6 NHL Selections
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!