Instead of closing in on a deal, the NHL and the players’ association are further apart than ever before.
Felger and Massarotti continued the day discussing the latest on the NHL Lockout and when there could be a resolution.
NHL labor talks that began during the day Wednesday stretched to nearly nine hours, and both sides planned to meet again later Thursday.
The hope that there will be hockey this year is growing dimmer by the day, with the NHL cancelling games though December 14 — including the All-Star game in Columbus.
If the NHL and the players’ association have run out of things to talk about, how can they ever find a way to make a deal to save the hockey season?
The NHL and the players’ association are returning to the bargaining table Tuesday, hoping momentum generated over the weekend can lead to a long-awaited labor deal.
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.
Even more games have been wiped off the NHL calendar on Friday, as the NHL Owners and NHLPA have yet to come to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The NHL and its players’ union plan to resume bargaining Friday for the first time since the league’s lockout started, but the talks are to focus on non-core economic issues.