Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.
NHL fires first salvo in CBA talks
Gentlemen, start your negotiating engines.
After a handful of “cordial” meetings between the NHL and NHLPA, the league fired the opening salvo in the battle over the next collective bargaining agreement on Friday in Toronto. The NHL negotiators laid out its first proposal, a wide-ranging wish-list that envisions a dramatic remake of the existing CBA, one that guarantees pushback from the union.