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Linden steps down as union president

Updated: July 12, 2006, 12:32 PM ET
Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Trevor Linden said he will not seek re-election as president of the NHL players' association, and a group of players continued to press for Ted Saskin to be removed as executive director at the start of the union's summer meetings Tuesday.

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"I think it's important for some of the good young people that we have ... to step forward and assume some of the responsibility," said the 36-year-old Linden, a Vancouver Canucks forward who ...

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