Maneuvering but not much progress seen in NHL talks

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference announcing that the Islanders will move from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., to play at Brooklyn's Barclays Center starting in 2015. (Oct. 24, 2012) (Credit: AP)

In a sideways step for the NHL's labor talks Thursday, maneuvering superseded bargaining while the league and NHLPA remained mostly apart after a face-to-face session with a federal mediator that had ended at 1 Thursday morning.

There was no full bargaining session at NHL offices in Manhattan, and at 9 p.m., a league spokesman said the federal mediator, Scot Beckenbaugh, was continuing to...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Newsday digital access and home delivery subscribers and Optimum Online customers.

Already
registered?
Log in
Already a
subscriber/customer?
Register
Get Newsday
digital access
Subscribe

advertisement | advertise on newsday

NHL video

Newsday Sports on Facebook

advertisement | advertise on newsday