NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has given the players union a take-it-or-leave-it offer that he hopes will avert the leagues second lockout in eight years.
Count on the players leaving it.
On Thursday, more than 250 NHL players are expected to meet at the NHLPA offices in New York to show their solidarity as a union and lend their support for executive director Donald Fehr.
While players begin making plans to playelsewhere and teams contemplate cancelling rookie camps, the key negotiatorsfor the NHLs next Collective Bargaining Agreement continue to hash out theirdiffe
It is a question on the minds of every player, coach, general manager and owner in the NHL not to mention millions of its fans.
Alex Ovechkin showed up at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday sporting a military-style haircut.
Im one of the soldiers of the NHLPA, the Capitals captain said with a smile.