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NHL & players union reach tentative agreement

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#1 Jan 6, 2013
NHL & players union reach tentative agreement

Source: New York Times

N.H.L. and Players Union Reach Tentative Agreement to End Lockout

By JEFF Z. KLEIN Published: January 6, 2013

The National Hockey League and its players union reached a tentative agreement on Sunday to end the lockout, after a marathon 16-hour negotiating session.

The end came at about 5 a.m. Sunday, the 113th day of the lockout, at a Midtown Manhattan hotel.

“Don Fehr and I are here to tell you that we have reached an agreement on a framework for a new collective bargaining agreement,” the N.H.L. commissioner Gary Bettman said, standing alongside Donald Fehr, the executive director of the N.H.L. Players’ Association.“We still have more work to do, but it’s good to be at this point.”

“Hopefully within a very few days,” Fehr said

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/07/sports/hock...

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