NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will take some time to look at a counter-proposal from the NHL Players’ Association.
The offer came during roughly three hours of meetings on Monday afternoon. Bettman indicated that league officials would spend the evening examining the counter-proposal.
“We have to review the response,” said Bettman. “There was an opportunity for the players’ association to highlight the areas that they thought we should focus on based on their response. And that’s something we’ve now got to look at very closely in addition to the myriad of other issues.”
The next meeting time has not been finalized but Bettman hopes the two sides can resume talks by midday Tuesday. The union’s offer was said to be a full one and came a few days after the league made some movement in 288-page proposal delivered Thursday night.
“We covered the range of subjects…
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