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Canada's CBC Prepares For Potential Labor Deal

TORONTO - Whether 48 games, or 52, Canada?s CBC network is ready to go if the NHL and its players? association can agree on a new labor deal and stage a shortened season.

A spokesman for Canada?s public network tells The Hollywood Reporter that the CBC can quickly pull a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast team together if team owners and players can hammer out a new collective bargaining agreement.

The CBC needs a resolution to remove a big hole in its winter schedule with the loss of an NHL double-header on Saturday nights.

For more on this story visit: Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter


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