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Crystal union supporters join anti-lockout bill debate

January 24, 2013 in DL-Online

A lockout of 1,300 workers in the Red River Valley has become evidence for Minnesota Legislature Democrats as they draw up bills to restrict the management practice. Continue Reading

NHL, union might try not talking in search of deal

November 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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? Continue Reading

NHL: NHLPA leader: Deal can be quick after breakthrough

November 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A new NHL labor deal might not be as far off as it seems.
Steve Fehr, special counsel to the NHL Players’ Association, believes the collective bargaining agreement can be wrapped up in a hurry once the sides make a breakthrough in negotiations. Continue Reading

NHL, union to meet today for fourth straight day

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The best that can be said about the ongoing NHL labor negotiations is that they are still going, and will continue for at least a fourth straight day. Continue Reading

NHL labor talks to resume Thursday

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players’ association ended after nearly six hours Wednesday. Just as they did a night earlier, the sides agreed to get right back to the bargaining table. Continue Reading

NHL, union back at bargaining table for new talks

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The locked-out NHL players’ association returned to the bargaining table Tuesday, and this time brought Sidney Crosby along. Continue Reading

AP source: NHL cancels Winter Classic at Big House

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The NHL has canceled the 2013 Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium. The signature event between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, is the latest casualty from the labor dispute that has put the season on hold, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Continue Reading

NHL cancels games through November

October 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of all games through the end of November. Continue Reading

Bettman, NHL make new offer in hope of full season

October 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The NHL has made a new offer to the players’ association that proposes a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenue and a full 82-game season starting Nov. 2. Continue Reading

NHL cancels rest of preseason

September 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The NHL canceled the rest of the preseason Thursday, just a day before negotiations were set to resume in an effort to end the lockout.
The league announced its second cancellation of preseason games in a two-sentence statement. NHL owners locked out players Sept. 16 when the collective bargaining agreement expired. Continue Reading