Bettman rejects proposal; counteroffer turned down
TORONTO -- The NHL moved a step closer to losing the season Tuesday, when the league and players' association rejected proposals for a new collective bargaining agreement.
The second negotiating session in a week lasted 3½ hours. The
league turned down the players' association offer from last
Thursday and presented a salary cap-based counterproposal for an
hour. The union then held its own discussions for 2½ hours before
rejecting the offer and ending the meeting that came on ...
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