Fehr, union need time to review NHL's counter proposal

Fehr, union need time to review NHL's counter proposal
January 1, 2013, 7:30 pm

The current back and forth between the NHL and the players' union could be cause for optimism, or it could just end up being the same old story. (AP IMAGES)

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After a meager 30-minute meeting, Tuesday’s CBA talks ended because Donald Fehr and the NHLPA need time to review what he called the NHL’s “comprehensive” counter-proposal (via NHL.com’s Dan Rosen).

Fehr told Rosen that he’s “reasonably certain” the two sides will meet on Wednesday while Gary Bettman made a similar prediction to RDS’ Renaud Lavoie. A phone call tomorrow morning is expected to determine if more face-to-face discussions will happen, though.

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