NHL-NHLPA Meeting At Undisclosed Location

Representatives from the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association are back at the negotiating table this afternoon at an undisclosed, neutral location in Manhattan.

The meeting comes after a lengthy series of discussions between NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and NHLPA special counsel Steve Fehr on Saturday – also at an undisclosed, neutral site.

The hope is that it can lead to a breakthrough that eventually results in an end to the NHL owners’ lockout, which is in its 52nd day.

“Obviously the players view has always been that we ought to keep negotiating until we find a way to get an agreement and you sort of stay at it day-by-day, so it’s very good to be getting back to the table,” Don Fehr said. “We hope this time it produces more progress than we have seen in the past and we can figure out a way to make an agreement to get the game back on the ice as soon as possible,” said Don Fehr.

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